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Dave “Thumper” Longstaff
Works at Quality ITC Consultants Limited
Attends Local pub
Lives in Milton Keynes


What is it? Department purpose analysis (DPA) is a process for applying the concepts and principles of management in a practical way. It is designed to ensure that a department, team or group is achie...
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This months update on TQM principles
Meetings are an essential part of business life. When you add up how much time you actually spend in meetings, you may surprise yourself: middle managers typically spend 35% of their working week in m...
What is it? Completed staffwork is the total analysis and preparation of a task, opportunity, or problem by a person/team so that after their presentation of the solution all that remains to be done b...
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The cost of poor quality indicates 'how it is today' and in particular it can be used: To size problems and focus attention for need for improvement: As a useful tool in Step 1 of the Problem Solving ...
Apparently, people think that I am a bit eccentric, I prefer to think that I am creative.
A retired Freelance Technical Author and web designer living in Milton Keynes, founder member of MK classic car club, and member of the Brothers of the Third Wheel International Association, a family of Trikers. UK area 2 - Motley Krew. See you in a rally field. 
Bragging rights
Fellow of the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators, and Certified Internal Quality Auditor. A client once gave me the title of the Document Doctor, which I still use today.
  • Local pub
    Life studies, 1975 - present
  • Greenside Pudsey
    1960 - 1962
  • Wayside Singapore
    1962 - 1965
  • Catrick - uk
    1965 - 1965
  • Gutersloh Germany
    1965 - 1968
  • Cranford - Hounslow
    1968 - 1969
  • Stanley Avenue UK
    1969 - 1972
  • Willsden Tech
    1972 - 1973
  • Hatch End Tech
    1973 - 1974
  • Watford Tech
    1974 - 1975
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Friends, Networking
Other names
Thumper, Bondbugdave
Freelance Technical Author/Business & Solutions Analyst
everything from company director, business analysis etc to fabricator in wood, metal, plastic etc. Currently spending my retirement restoring cars, trikes etc...
  • Quality ITC Consultants Limited
    Retired Freelance Technical Author/Business Analyst/Quality Auditor, present
  • Alcatel-Lucent, CACHE, Eircom, Ford - Fujitsu, Egon Zender, Hewlett Packard, Highways Agency, Ionica, Skills2learn, T-Systems, WorkSmart
    Contract Technical Author/Business Analyst/Quality Auditor
  • Aculab, BT, Call Out Services,
    Development Manager/Publications Manager/Quality Manager
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Milton Keynes
Watford UK 27 - 32 - Queensbury UK 24-27 - Kingsbury UK 17 - 23 - Wembley UK 14-17 - BP - Hounslow UK 12-13 - BF in Herford, Germany 10-12 - BF - Catrick UK 10 - BF in Singapore 7-10 - BR - Pudsey UK 3 m - 7 - BF in Austria 0-3 m - BF = British Forces