Category Archives: Quality Management System

Crisis Response and Preparedness – Documentation, IT Systems, Data Integrity and Security During the COVID-19 Outbreak
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Crisis Response and Preparedness – Documentation, IT Systems, Data Integrity and Security During the COVID-19 Outbreak

We have an ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As with other crises, at this time, more than ever, organizations need to evaluate the potential impact of this crisis on their operations and prepare to deal with the pandemic. Crisis preparedness should be the high priority in any organization. In a situation when threats are directly impacting important […]

Risk-based Thinking: Does it Really Matter for Quality?
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Risk-based Thinking: Does it Really Matter for Quality?

“Risk-based thinking”, as an approach, have left organizations torn between whether this approach really matters and makes a difference to the business or whether their risks are addressed the way it should be. With the revision of ISO 9001:2015, this confusion spread like a wild fire. Stringent compliance requirements and timelines have instigated a sense […]

Tackling Procurement Challenges in the Supply Chain
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Tackling Procurement Challenges in the Supply Chain

Globalization and regulation, coupled with inadequate investment in compliance programs and third-party risk management programs, are making the proactive identification and resolution of risks posed by suppliers a challenging task. Companies that don’t face up to the challenge run the risk of non-compliant products in their supply chain, and can face serious brand and reputational […]

How Estimating ROI for Adopting Technology Can Help Streamline Supplier Quality
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How Estimating ROI for Adopting Technology Can Help Streamline Supplier Quality

Organizations have certain expectations and apprehensions when adopting a technology solution for suppliers. When it comes to automating a process, in terms of its usability, its benefits, and of course, returns in lieu of the investments made, it is common to see tensions rising high within your organization. However, such a solution would not only […]