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Increase Product Quality and Reduce Quality Costs – The Customer as Quality Manager

17. March 2022|Methods|

Why are German products so popular, especially in the technical and B2B sectors? "Made in Germany" is a seal that stands for the high quality of products worldwide. This is achieved through the use of the latest technologies, but also through well thought-out quality management systems and the consistent optimization of production processes.

On Time and yet too Late …

1. February 2022|Methods|

There are many reasons why companies should consider customer satisfaction as one of the most important KPIs in a competitive market. An "extremely” satisfied customer brings in 14 times more revenue than a "merely" satisfied customer. It is also much more cost-effective to retain customers than to acquire new ones.

Successful New Product Development – The Customer as Developer

14. September 2021|Benefits/Areas of application|

Development work is cost-intensive. How do you get well-founded input for successful new product development? How do you determine the actual strengths and weaknesses of existing products? Where are the potentials for improvement that are truly important to customers and lead to purchasing of the new products?

The Riddle’s Solution – A Short Story about Inconclusive Reversed Sales – Part II

9. August 2021|Benefits/Areas of application|

Chapter I discussed the problem: Mr. Wolters, who was responsible for sales of industrial heating equipment, had declining sales in one area that could not be explained, despite analyzing all the data available to the company. Chapter 2, outlined the systematic approach TEMA-Q took to solving the problem. Mr. Wolters invited his management and asked the experts from TEMA-Q to present the results they had worked out. The result amazed everyone present.

The Riddle’s Solution – A Short Story about Inconclusive Reversed Sales – Part I

2. August 2021|Benefits/Areas of application|

My friend Heiner Wolters recently told me an incredible story from his field. He had been working for a world market leader for many years at that time and told me about a sales situation in the Portugal market, for which he was then responsible. Service was becoming more and more important, because the harsh competitive pressure meant that more profits were now generated from service revenues than from sales.

Market Research in Crisis

26. July 2021|Methods|

Traditional market research is coming under pressure from two sides. Big Data companies such as Google are collecting huge amounts of data at low cost and generating algorithms to predict general and individual customer behavior. They are increasingly replacing classic mass surveys. The major market research companies are trying in vain to counter this trend by cutting costs by relocating to low-wage countries.

The Story of TEMA-Q from the Point of View of an Employee who was there from the Beginning

19. July 2021|About TEMA-Q|

In 1990, former VW quality manager Dirk Bösenberg founded the company TEMA-Q Technik für Management und Qualität GmbH in Meinersen. The main focus of the company is market research for quality assurance in the automotive industry. With a few employees, such as a project manager, 10 to 15 interviewers, a data entry specialist and an executive secretary, TEMA-Q started with some initial difficulties. The EDP did not want to work right away, recorded data was often deleted due to IT errors, the technology was not yet as advanced as it is today, we were still working with cassettes, floppy disks, etc

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