Sebastian Traeger

With over two decades in business - spanning strategy consulting, tech startups and executive leadership - Sebastian Traeger helps organizations in various industries build, launch, grow, and imrpove their organizations. As the CEO of Reliability Center, Inc., a 35-year-old business, he leads a stellar team that partners with global clients in manufacturing, oil and gas, mining and health care to elevate their strategic decision making and operational excellence through Root Cause Analysis (RCA) training and software. Since joining the leadership team in 2019, Sebastian spearheaded the digital direction of the business, launching an online learning center around our proprietary PROACT® RCA methodology, and building the game-changing EasyRCA.com software. He is passionate about delivering high-quality RCA solutions to clients and empowering them to achieve their goals. Sebastian also enjoys sharing his insights on work and purpose through his book and publications.

Sebastian Traeger Articles

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by Sebastian Traeger

Updated: April 12, 2024

5 Root Cause Analysis Examples That Shed Light on Complex Issues

Reading Time: 7 minutes With over two decades in business – spanning strategy consulting, tech startups, and executive leadership – I am committed to helping your organization thrive. At
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by Sebastian Traeger

Updated: March 21, 2024

Root Cause Analysis with 5 Whys Technique (With Examples)

Reading Time: 7 minutes With over two decades in business – spanning strategy consulting, tech startups and executive leadership – I am committed to helping your organization thrive. At
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by Sebastian Traeger

Updated: April 23, 2024

What Is Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)? Definition & Examples

Reading Time: 7 minutes With over two decades in business – spanning strategy consulting, tech startups and executive leadership – I am committed to helping your organization thrive. At
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by Sebastian Traeger

Updated: January 9, 2024

Guide to Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

Reading Time: 7 minutes With over two decades in business – spanning strategy consulting, tech startups and executive leadership – I am committed to helping your organization thrive. At
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by Sebastian Traeger

Updated: April 21, 2024

7 Powerful Root Cause Analysis Tools and Techniques

Reading Time: 5 minutes With over two decades in business – spanning strategy consulting, tech startups and executive leadership – I am committed to helping your organization thrive. At
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by Sebastian Traeger

Updated: December 11, 2023

Understanding Failure Mechanisms and Components

Reading Time: 5 minutes Understanding failure mechanisms and components is a critical aspect of reliability engineering, manufacturing, and maintenance across various industries. Whether you’re dealing with machinery, electronic devices,
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by Sebastian Traeger

Updated: February 11, 2022

You Need a Digital Strategy (Part 2): 5 Key Steps for Creating Your Strategy

Reading Time: 6 minutes In our last post, we discussed why you need a digital strategy. Now, let’s talk about what it takes to create one.  While there are
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by Sebastian Traeger

Updated: February 11, 2022

You Need a Digital Strategy (Part 1): Why Digital Strategy?

Reading Time: 4 minutes As in all industries, digitalization has virtually transformed the manufacturing landscape. There is not one company, plant, or site that does not make use of
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