Quality Management 2.0 Blog

Quality Assurance Documentation and Communication

Posted by Mary McAtee on Oct 30, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Teams: Life’s Lessons

My CEO sent around an interesting email that centered around a couple of my favorite subjects; personal and peer responsibility and assessing one’s impact or lack of it on the greater company good. I think that more than money or recognition the most important and soul satisfying aspect of work for me is having an impact on the broader view and the ultimate outcome of situations.

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Topics: Quality Management Systems, Quality Management Software, Quality, quality management

ISO 9001 as a Leadership Tool

Posted by Mary McAtee on Sep 04, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Not long ago I wrote about people’s attitude and work ethic. I think Labor Day is a good time to take a look at how and why people extend themselves as part of how they approach their work.

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Topics: IBS America, Mary McAtee, Quality, quality management, Management Review, Management Review and Quality Objectives, Quality Objectives, ISO 9001, ISO 14000, ISO 13485

Medical Device 4th Annual Summit - IBS America Invitation

Posted by IBS America on Feb 21, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Are you planning to attend the upcoming Medical Device 4th Annual Summit show in Boston, MA?

Are you facing questions and concerns as it relates to staying on top of regulatory updates, competitive designs and new opportunities?  

Being held at the Marriott Long Wharf, this conference is the perfect place to find what you need to accelerate your project to completion by meeting with key suppliers who can address your questions about compliance, quality and regulatory.  25+ key leaders provide the latest and most critical insight into the medical device and larger health care industry.

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Topics: Quality Management Systems, Quality Management Software, IBS America, Tisha Tomlinson, Quality, medical device compliance and quality software, medical device summit 2014, Compliance Software, compliance

Join IBS America at The Medical Device Summit

Posted by IBS America on Jan 09, 2014 @ 10:08 AM

Join IBS America, Inc. And 200+ Medical Device industry professionals for panels, presentations, workshops and tons of networking opportunities with the industry's best!

 

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Topics: Quality Management Systems, Quality Management Software, IBS America, Quality, medical device compliance and quality software, medical device summit 2014, FDA Validation

Quality Control Risks in Ignoring or Misreading Data...?

Posted by Mary McAtee on Dec 11, 2013 @ 11:00 AM

“Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics”

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Topics: IBS America, CAPA, Mary McAtee, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions, Quality, Risk Management Software, Risk Management

Don't make this Quality career killing mistake!

Posted by Jim Verzino on Dec 04, 2013 @ 02:00 PM

Failed projects, even if not directly your fault, can be detrimental to your career.

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Topics: Jim Verzino, IBS America, Environmental Quality Management, Quality, Environmental Management System, Environmental Management Software, EH&S, 20/20 Hindsight-In-Advance, quality control

Building a Better Change Plan for Quality Management

Posted by IBS America on Nov 12, 2013 @ 11:00 PM

Quality professionals are drivers of change - and change isn't always easy, especially when organizations have longtime employees that are set in their ways. However, change is often necessary for continuous improvement: and efforts must be made to make changes happen. We understand that both change, and effective leadership, is difficult. Yet the cornerstones for transformation require self-mastery, interpersonal mastery, value exchange - and, most importantly, change methodology - or the quality assurance management tools that you are already familiar with.

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Topics: Quality Management Systems, Quality Management Software, IBS America, QMS, Quality Assurance Management, Quality, Quality Assurance Software, Marvin Washington, PhD, ASQ Quality Conference

Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety: Shaken not Stirred

Posted by Mary McAtee on Oct 16, 2013 @ 01:00 AM

It was the end of a long and frustrating day. My long-time colleague, Tisha Tomlinson and I were discussing the situation and trying to plan a strategy that met the needs of all involved parties, over dirty martinis with extra olives. We had spent the day with various Quality and EH&S personnel at one of our large, long-time clients. The company senior management was pushing to expand their product usage to include EH&S.

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Topics: Quality Management Systems, Quality Management Software, CAPA Software, CAPA, Tisha Tomlinson, Mary McAtee, Environmental Quality Management, Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions, Quality, Environmental Management System, Environmental Management Software, Environmental Compliance Software, EH&S, Environmental, Auditing Software

Nobody Plans for Poor Quality Management Solutions

Posted by Jim Verzino on Jul 24, 2013 @ 04:36 PM

When I work with customers I see all kinds of quality management systems. The performance of an environmental or quality system is consistently driven by people’s ability to make good decisions.  Any good quality management system is the sum of the decisions made within it.

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Topics: Quality Management Systems, Quality Management Software, Jim Verzino, IBS America, Environmental Quality Management, Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions, Quality

Managing Supply Chain Risk in a Complex World

Posted by Mike Richman on Jul 17, 2013 @ 01:41 PM

It’s been said that supply chain risk today is riskier than ever before. Why? Well, there are several reasons.

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Topics: Quality Management Systems, Supply Chain Management, Quality Management Software, Food and Beverage Control, Quality, Compliance Software, Supply Management Software, Supply Chain Risk, ISO Quality Management System, Mike Richman, Quality Digest, Supply Chain

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