Quality Management 2.0 Blog

IBS America Welcomes New VP of Sales and Business Development

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Mar 30, 2012 @ 09:51 AM

Michael Rennell joins IBS with a focus on maximizing sales and new business development. 

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Topics: IBS Company News, Quality Management Systems, Quality Management Software, Matthias Grossmann, Press Release, Customer Management Software

The Case for CompliantPro: Business Problem Solving Software

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Mar 26, 2012 @ 09:43 AM

As a resource for quality and compliance professionals, the Quality Management 2.0 blog would be remiss to make our subscribers aware of the sophisticated, all-inclusive tool that organizations can utilize to help solve their business problems: CompliantPro.

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Topics: Quality Management Software, CAPA Software, CompliantPro, Quality Control in Manufacturing

Who makes the best SME During an FDA inspection?

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Mar 22, 2012 @ 09:46 AM

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Topics: Process Management Software, Guest Blog on Quality Management, Audit Management, Food and Beverage Control

New Whitepaper: Getting Management Buy-In for Quality Initiatives

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Mar 19, 2012 @ 09:26 AM

A large number of Quality practitioners describe their #1 problem as “Getting Management to Buy In to Quality Programs.” I have seen this show up consistently during my career. I experienced it personally on numerous occasions when I was employed as a Quality manager, and later at many companies after I became a consultant.

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Topics: Quality Management Systems, Guest Blog on Quality Management, IBS Quality Whitepapers

Value and Quality through Compliance

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Mar 12, 2012 @ 10:30 AM

Compliance management stretches far beyond the scope of industry and likely finds genesis in daily living. I find it of peculiar note when specific technical directives distill to fundamental kindergarten tenets. While presenting universal mandates in an arduous set of documents, compliance is a human endeavor. Every assertion that is more than a thought requires authority, and authoritative assertions about a project are stakeholder voices. Ultimately, value and quality within an effort are measured by business goals. Assumptions at iteration zero are vital but not relevant when stakeholders do not share context. A litmus test in a vacuum is a technique.

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Topics: Guest Blog on Quality Management, Compliance Software, Risk Management Software

Key Terms for Operational Health and Safety Systems

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Mar 07, 2012 @ 09:53 AM

Working in quality for your organization, you may be aware of the OHSAS 18001 occupational health and safety management standard. But what does this mean for the young OH&S professional looking to get started in their career, or just getting started with health and safety software systems? IBS has researched and compiled the following selections as a basic go-to glossary guide for organizations required to adhere to this standard.

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Topics: CompliantPro, Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions, Health and Safety Software, Food and Beverage Control

Are you ready when the FDA shows up at your door?

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Mar 05, 2012 @ 09:13 AM

When was the last time an inspector from the FDA showed up at your site? While many FDA inspections are scheduled with some advance notification, there is always a possibility that an inspector from the agency could show up at your door any time. Are you prepared?

It is a standard practice to have a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) defining what your organization should do when the FDA (or other government agency) shows up at your site. When was the last time your SOP was reviewed and updated? Are the key quality assurance management players the same? Some of the specific areas that you should consider as part of that procedure should include:

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Topics: Production Quality Control, Quality Management Systems, Document Management Software, Quality Assurance Management, Guest Blog on Quality Management

Customer: Top Benefits of IBS Document Management Systems

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Mar 02, 2012 @ 09:53 AM

IBS America, Inc. queried some of our customers that have been using the CompliantPro  document management software to gain insight on our products and services. This month, customers were asked to respond with their top features of the CompliantPro product. We've highlighted one of our customers' responses here.

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Topics: Document Management Software, CAPA Software, CompliantPro, Electronic Document Management, Testimonials

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