Quality management systems help companies better understand how to structure their organization in order to operate more cohesively. They provide a means of measuring how effectively a company produces services and products through the use of organizational processes, procedures and resources. This organizational system offers greater quality control and optimizes production by developing a set of standards which include the design, creation and development of the particular service or product. The end result is an increase in customer satisfaction.
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Running a successful business requires several key components including innovation, collaboration and cooperation. Chief among the components a business should have in place is a quality management system. Here are 10 top reasons why you should consider investing in a quality management system for your business operations.
ISO 50001 is a great opportunity for people in the quality organization of a company. If you don’t know yet about the ISO 50001 standard you should.
Prior to purchasing IBS America, Inc. compliance software, Kodak was using a set of databases that were not integrated and which lacked needed workflow options for compliance management. These were used to communicate and manage all of Kodak’s compliance-related documentation.
Are you old enough to remember complaints in the 90′s about “fads” in quality? TQM, ISO, Lean, Re-engineering… the list of buzzwords goes on and on. A funny thing happened on the way though. American quality has gotten significantly better over the last 25 years.
Any given label might have been considered a fad, but the trend was (and still is) the USA's improvement of quality control in manufacturing.
A fad has a relatively short term lifespan and may be vague. A trend last a long time. I remember when people thought jogging was a fad. Health consciousness is the trend.
The term “Green” is the current hot word for anything that may be or pretends to be environmentally friendly. But sustainability (defined as meeting today’s needs without sacrificing the resources of future generations) is a trend. We are not acting sustainable now, but momentum is in place to become sustainable.
In the first quarter of 2011, the highly sought-after iPad 2 was in short supply. According to a recent report from Digitimes, this may have been caused by batches of LCD panels from LG Display having a light leak issue originating in the company's manufacturing process. This quality problem limited the ability of LG to meet the iPad 2 demand, resulting in only 3.2 million panels produced in Q1. LG competitor, Samsung, producted 4 million panels during the same quarter.
IBS America, Inc. is proud to announce the latest product release of our feature-rich, customer-centric quality management software product, CompliantPro.
Topics: Quality Management Systems, Document Management Software, Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions, Stephen Cummings, Quality Control in Manufacturing, Quality Assurance Software, Customer Q&A
According the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan, “Today we source 10% of our agricultural raw materials sustainably. By 2012 we will source 30%; by 2015 50%; and by 2020 100%.”
IBS America is pleased to announce and report on the success of our newest aid to customer service, Click to Chat, now available on our Contact Us page.
Announcing the newest of IBS Quality Management Systems whitepapers, "Three Key Strategies for a Successful QMS". Empowering quality functions helps organizations achieve compliance with regulations - standards like ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 emphasize company-wide commitment to quality. But beyond that, making quality a significant part of a company culture leads to the consistent production of safe, effective products. To achieve these objectives, quality and regulatory professionals must strive to foster a quality-friendly work environment.