DC Talk - Expert knowledge for quality planners: Reliably distinguish real from false severities; Use Boundary and P-diagrams profitably Questions. Knowledge. Inspiration.

DC Talk is going online. Under the motto “Questions. Knowledge. Inspiration.”, a topical and clearly focused topic from the world of QM and risk management is chosen, presented and further developed at regular intervals. Proven experts come together for exclusive online discussion rounds in order to answer the participants’ questions as well as discuss and network with them following 40-minute presentations.

You can be there live – online and free of charge. DC Talk offers fantastic networking opportunities in addition to the technical presentations, answers to attendee questions, comments and surveys.

Speakers at the DC Talk debut on June 18, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. will be Dr. Alexander Schloske and Winfried Dietz. The topics are as follows:

  1. Distinguish Real from False Severities – Systematically Manage Special Features; Dr. Schloske; Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation, IPA

  2. Profitably Use Boundary and Parameter Diagrams for FMEA; Winfried Dietz; CEO Dietz Consultants
Scope of services

  • The right informationof the highest quality
  • Documentation and video (PDF download & streaming)
  • Certificate of participation
  • Development of a personal network
  • Benefit

    Both topics are polarizing and offer room for innovation andoptimization. The speakers are proven experts and will share their combinedknowledge during the discussion round

    Group of participants

    Experts and those from the marketing, development, quality, production/assembly departments of all industries who want to learn about powerful tools and procedures of anticipatory planning.

    Participant fee
    The participation fee is 0,00€ (net)


    Introduction of the topic
    Boundary Diagrams for Planning and Structuring Design FMEA Winfried Dietz, Dietz Consultants
    • Objective and structure of boundary diagrams
    • FMEA planning and system structures with boundary diagrams
    • “Jump” and “transfer of content” of boundary diagrams in Design FMEA
    Questions and comments
    Distinguish Real from False Severities – Systematically Manage SpecialFeatures Dr. Alexander Schloske, Fraunhofer-Institut für Produktionstechnik und Automatisierung
    • Danger and unwanted event
    • ISO 26262 and a robust design for the definition of special features
    • RAPEX for the specification of ppm limits for special features
    • A*E matrices to determine the average outgoing quality in production
    • Conceptual model
    Questions and comments
    Discussion: True and False Severities / Boundary and P-Diagrams: Best Practice Approaches
    Networking with Airmeet
    Moderator des EventsHier sehen Sie den Moderator welcher Sie durch das Event begleitet.
    Gregor Heilmaier

    Dietz Consultants

    Gregor Heilmaier guides companies en route the digital age as a holistic management consultant (Buzzword: Industry 4.0). His focus is on the aspects of process innovations, business models and organisational development. Until 2009, the entrepreneur's son and business graduate headed corporate development at ZEPPELIN Power Systems. Identifying new business areas was one of his key responsibilities. As a result, he learned how to harness the trend towards digitisation for new business models very early on. He gained intercultural experience primarily in the USA, China and South Korea. Gregor Heilmaier's expertise in the field of digitisation and his experience as Sales Manager and Head of Corporate Development make him a sought-after specialist amongst established medium-sized companies as well as large corporations.

    Speakers of the presentationsHere you can see the speakers who will give the presentations at the event.
    Winfried Dietz

    Dietz Consultants

    Winfried Dietz is the founder and managing partner of DIETZ Consultants with subsidiaries in Asia and North America. He shoulders the responsibility of the FMEA business area development. Winfried Dietz has more than 30 years of practical experience, 25 years thereof as a consultant, trainer and coach. Other areas of interest and work include APQP, 8D, PPAP and functional safety and their interactions. Winfried Dietz is the organiser of the annual Osnabrück FMEA Forum.

    Dr. Alexander Schloske

    Fraunhofer-Institut für Produktionstechnik und Automatisierung

    Mr Schloske is a senior expert at the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineeringand Automation IPA in Stuttgart. He has several years of project experience in qualitymanagement, in the most diverse sectors. Professionally, his points of main effort involvemethodical FMEA-based product and process optimisation operations, as well as thesafeguarding (as per ISO 26262) of mechatronic systems vis-à-vis the aspect of ‘functionalsafety’. He delivers lectures on quality management at the University of Stuttgart; alsoon the topic of quality management in product development at the Vienna University ofTechnology. He is a speaker at various educational institutions, such as the German Societyfor Quality e.V. (DGQ).