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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

One System, One Process, Do More with Less with Quality Management

Posted by Michael Rennell on Oct 05, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Especially in larger enterprises, the tendency exists to implement multiple business software applications that address specific business requirements. Many of these specific requirements actually have a lot in common and fundamentally share the same foundation attributes. Those of us who spend the majority of time focused on Quality Management initiatives across global companies, consistently uncover many “Silo’ed” approaches to Document Management or more precisely Document Control.   Many different applications, software frameworks and variety of homegrown variations of workflow management solutions designed to manage documents and forms are found across many different functions.

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Topics: Quality Management Systems, Quality Management Software, CompliantPro, QSYS, Michael Rennell, QSi Systems, Environmental Compliance Software, QSi Now!, EQMS, Product Quality Control, Product Lifecycle Management

Manufacturing Industry Faces New Challenges: Supply Chain Management

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Jun 11, 2012 @ 09:21 AM

The current dynamic business environment and the competition in today’s slow-growing markets challenge global manufacturers with new requirements such as Built-To-Order, Traceability Management and increasingly short product lifecycles.

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Topics: Production Quality Control, Supply Chain Management, QSYS, Quality Data Management, Traceability Management, TS 16949, QSYS Professional

The Case for Inspection Plan Management Software

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Apr 17, 2012 @ 09:14 AM

To build an integrated shop floor quality control program, you need a solid foundation in inspection plan management. Planning your inspection activities is a vital part of performing consistent, standardized statistical process control and IG/OG control. Companies that focus on IPM guarantee product and process quality, while reducing cost and time-to-market.

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Topics: Production Quality Control, QSYS, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Quality Control in Manufacturing

IBS Food and Beverage Control Software Solutions

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

The food and beverage control quality management software solution from IBS America, Inc. software, is perfect for food and beverage control personnel looking to decrease costs and liability for their companies, while increasing their profits.

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Topics: Quality Management Software, CompliantPro, QSYS, Food and Beverage Control, Compliance Software

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