Quality Management 2.0 Blog

Common CAPA Pitfalls

Posted by Mary McAtee on Aug 27, 2014 @ 01:00 PM

One quality process that every company has but few are truly comfortable with is their Corrective and Preventive Action Program. People view it like the in-law that protocol demands you invite to Thanksgiving Dinner that no one really wants to deal with who doesn’t know when to leave. The biggest issue seems to be consensus about when and why to create CAPA's. Another inhibitor of effectiveness appears to be how CAPA's are viewed by senior management.

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Topics: IBS America, CAPA Software, CAPA, Mary McAtee, Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions, Corrective Action Software, corrective and preventative actions

The Impact of Context on Nonconformance, Corrective Actions and Complaints (CAPA)

Posted by Mary McAtee on Apr 23, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

“Who’s on First”: The Value of Clear and Accurate Communication

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Topics: IBS America, CAPA Software, CAPA, Mary McAtee, Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions, Corrective Action Software, Nonconforming Material Reports, NCMR, corrective and preventative actions

Data Overload: Obscuring the Forest with Trees with Risk Analysis

Posted by Mary McAtee on Apr 04, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

Statistical Analysis, Trending and Risk Assessment Pitfalls

One of the few gifts of being older is a sense of perspective. Interestingly it cuts both ways. For every situation where I am impressed by the immediate availability of Business Intelligence data I am equally perplexed by the seemingly conscious efforts of organizations to ignore or misread the data. There are all sorts of data collection systems that can keep a finger on the pulse of a process and the quality and risks associated with the outputs.

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Topics: IBS America, QSYS, Mary McAtee, Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions, Document Management Systems, Corrective Action Software, Risk Management Software, Risk Assessment & Analysis, corrective and preventative actions

Customer: How We Use the IBS Quality Management Software

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Apr 06, 2012 @ 09:20 AM

At our last IBS User Forum, we asked one of our customers to speak on how they have implemented their IBS quality management software. Here is Chip Williams from AFL talking on how they have created a powerful and flexible QMS utilizing compliance management software from IBS America. Don't have time to watch the video? Scan the transcript, below!

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Topics: CompliantPro, Testimonials, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Compliance Software, Corrective Action Software, IBS Client Case Studies, QSi Now!, Customer Q&A

Why Use Compliance Software?

Posted by Michelle Baron on Aug 29, 2011 @ 09:08 AM

Compliance is an integral part of the day-to-day operations of an organization: so how do you maintain a consistent "Culture of Compliance" at your company? If any of the following scenarios applies to your organizations' day-to-day activities, corrective action software may be a profitable option to consider.

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Topics: CAPA Software, Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions, Compliance Software, Corrective Action Software

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