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How to Ensure CAPA Compliance? 5 Steps to Follow

A Corrective and Preventative Action (CAPA) must present a solution to the issue from which the CAPA is generated, or...

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The 3 Minds of a Quality Culture Manager

In the November 2003 issue of Harvard business review, Jonathan Gosling and Henry Mintzberg wrote about the “The 5...

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Why is HSE Important for the Oil & Gas Industry?

The Oil & Gas Industry has, for decades, strived to secure an environment where innovation and technology are possible,...

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Top 4 Strategies to Influence a Compliance and Quality Culture

Quality management creates competitive advantage. Quality distinguishes a company’s products and services from that of...

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Top 6 Practices for an Environmentally Sustainable Workplace

It makes good sense to operate your business in an environmentally sustainable manner. First, there are obvious...

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How Utilizing QMS to Drive Substantial Change Improves Organizational Performance

At the heart of every business lies the question “How could we do things better than they have been done in the past?”...

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The Top 5 Benefits of No-Code Platform

No-code solutions, as the name indicates, is a software approach that is easy to use by any user of any programming...

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Why Safety Culture Increases Your Organization’s KPIs

Virtually every organization has a unique set of key performance indicators (KPIs) based its strategic objectives and...

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Why Top Management is Key to Quality Management

Intuitively, we all understand that there is a continuum of maturity in quality management practices that ranges from...

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3 Ways Document Control Software Helps Companies Go Green

We are all familiar with the problem of dealing with misaligned versions of the same document. Imagine, for example,...

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Top 5 Reasons EHS Systems Increase Profitability

Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) systems help companies to automate and streamline safety management, ensure...

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Top 3 Reasons to Invest in a Supplier Management Software

Every good organization strives to deliver goods and services that meet or exceed their customers’ expectations....

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5 Benefits of Change Management Software

The world is changing faster than ever before; often in very unexpected ways. Organizations that can adapt quickly to...

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3 Strategies to Enhance Customer Experience through a Common-sense Approach to Quality

The word "quality" often comes with many negative connotations. "It's too complicated." "It's too cumbersome." "It's...

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4 Quality Management Standards Everyone Needs to Know

In virtually any undertaking, it helps to begin with a formula for success. If you’re opening a McDonald’s restaurant,...

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The Best 6 Document Control Software in the Market and the Essential Features

Document control software is essential for managing businesses documents in a way to be compliant with government and...

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The 5 Key Characteristics of User-Friendly Software

We live in a world where we’re increasingly immersed in digital technology. As a matter of course, that has required us...

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The Top 3 Risks of Choosing the Wrong QMS

Quality management is about more than just having the right processes and policies in place. It’s also about giving...

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The 5 Most Common Myths about Quality Management Systems

A good quality management system (QMS) provides a valuable framework around which your organization can build...

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Top 5 Reasons to Implement a Digital Quality Management System

While the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be waning, the crisis prompted several changes in business practices throughout...

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6 ways Quality Leaders Create a Culture of Fear of Quality

No leader will say “I run my team through fear,” and no one will have the guts to tell them they are! They have no idea...

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Customized vs. Configurable QMS Software: Which Should You Choose?

Software technology has undoubtedly been a boon to business productivity over the past several decades. Companies have...

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The 5 Do’s and Don’ts of Quality Management

Even though quality management is a well-established body of practice, it often still feels like it’s more art than...

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The Top 5 Signs Your Company Doesn’t Take Quality Seriously

A lot of companies talk about quality, but they don’t all necessarily mean what they say. Back in the 1980s, the Ford...

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6 Signs That You Might be a Bad Quality Leader

A strong culture of quality is driven from the very top of an organization. When upper management is clear about...

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Top 7 QMS Solutions Based on Customer Reviews

Quality Management Software (QMS) is in high demand as organizations strive to reduce risk, provide access for a remote...

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How to Improve Your Employees’ Performance through Quality Culture?

Every company needs staff members who perform at high levels – people who embody that esprit de corps which seems to...

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Does Technology Have a Negative Impact on Quality Culture?

We are living in a world that is connected through technology. If we lose this connection, we tend to lose a lot,...

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How to Build a Strong Leadership Culture?

The business world is replete with leadership development programs, strategic visioning processes, and formal...

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Is a Culture of Quality within Organizations Measurable?

Culture within organizations requires management involvement and constant follow up. It must be measured and planned to...

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3 Reasons Why a Quality Culture Increases the Quality of Products

Most companies begin their journey to superior quality with a formal quality management program of some kind or...

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The Top 7 Qualities that Make an Impactful Quality Manager

Quality managers often shoulder all the responsibility for implementing a culture of quality within organizations. Not...

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3 Steps to Creating an Effective Procedures’ Manual for Document Control

Is your current documentation process struggling to keep up the pace? Are you consistently having to helicopter-parent...

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5 Factors to Consider when Selecting the Right Technology for Digital Transformation

Ravi Kajaria is the Founder and CEO of Granuler. He provides CIO as a service and IT advisory services to his clients...

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Can a Culture of Quality be Sustained?

Developing a positive organizational culture can be a daunting undertaking. Culture is one of those things that can be...

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If You Do Not Manage Culture, It Manages You: Know How to Assess Your Culture of Quality

One of our favorite quotes comes from legendary organizational culture guru Edgar Schein, who asserts that “The only...

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Top 5 Strategies to Create a Culture of Quality

Building a strong organizational culture is a long-term proposition. It requires a steady stream of words and actions...

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3 Reasons  Why QMS Investments Create a Foundation for Culture of Quality

For most people, organizational culture is a somewhat ethereal topic. Everyone knows that it’s important, – but it can...

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3 Keys to  Building a Healthy Workplace Culture that Increases Quality and Productivity

As we have discussed elsewhere, building a positive workplace culture is a long-term commitment. It requires constant...

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Feedback Management Software Promotes  Quality: What are the Top 6 Benefits?

Organizations always strive for customer satisfaction, because this latter turns respectively into customer loyalty,...

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Workplace  Culture: Finding the Balance Between Quality and Quantity

We often hear people talking about the trade-off between quality and quantity. I remember having this conversation with...

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Improving Your Organization’s Culture  of Quality with ISO Standards

ISO 9001 is perhaps the most recognizable “brand” among the published standards defined by the International...

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5 Key Lessons on Risk Management Learned from the Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has had a terrible impact across the globe, causing disruptions not only to the healthcare...

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Why A Culture of Continuous  Learning  Increases Quality

In 1993, Peter Senge popularized the concept of a “learning organization” in his bestselling book, The Fifth Discipline...

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Culture of Quality Matters: Understanding and Ensuring It’s a Part of Your Business

A culture of quality doesn’t happen by accident.  If it’s really a priority for your organization, then leaders...

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How Implementing a Culture of Quality Improves Employee Engagement

At one time or another, most of us have heard a friend or colleague complain that their heart just isn’t in their work...

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Fundamental Elements of a Quality Management System

Like so many endeavors, quality management initiatives require that a fundamental set of building blocks be in place in...

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Quality for ERP

A new generation of cloud ERP software is bringing the benefits of on-demand financials, inventory, logistics, and...

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13 Signs of a Weak Culture of Quality at the Workplace

A culture of quality is one in which everybody in the organization, not just the quality controllers, is responsible...

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How to Improve a Culture of Quality?

Your company is committed to building a quality culture. You’ve hired the right people, said all the right things, and...

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How Does  Culture of Quality Impact Profitability?

We’ve written a lot recently about the importance of a culture of quality, including how to promote a healthy...

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Complaint Management:  Customer  Retention or Customer  Churn?

“The customer is always right”, this famous saying by Harry Gordon Selfridge sums up the importance of customer success 

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Customer Service Oriented & Very Responsive: Intellect as Perceived by Customers

 "What I like the most about Intellect is their customer service skills. From the get go, they have been very approach...

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Tracking Quality Performance to Improve Workplace Culture

Legendary quality guru W. Edwards Deming famously quipped “In God we trust, all others must bring data.” Quality...

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Top 7 Benefits of Intellect’s Document Control Software that Made Digital.com List it as One of The Best in the Market

Success is the result of hard work, dedication, and perseverance. We have been in the market for 20 years now, we passed

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The Benefits of Everyone Being Aligned on Quality

A good business leader strives to run an organization in which everyone shares a common vision, understands the role...

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Promoting A Quality Culture Within the Workplace

Ask any business executive whether quality is important, and you’re likely to get a very quick response: Absolutely,...

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The True Value of Healthy Quality Culture: How it can help Streamline Everyday Operations

Quality managers are well aware of the fact that QMS programs generate value for the organizations in which they are...

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7 TIps On Improving User Adoption

Change is always difficult, whether for organizations or individuals. In the 21st century, we are living in a world of...

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Making Quality Fun: Creating a True Culture of Quality

In far too many organizations, quality managers are looked upon as the bad copsinsistent upon excessive...

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The Value of Reporting & Transparency

We all know that quality is important, but quality initiatives sometimes carry less weight for others in your...

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Creating Total Transparency and Accountability in the Workplace

Businesses that actively cultivate a spirit of transparency and accountability stand far better chance of attracting...

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Go Beyond Compliance: Focus on Productivity

We have all encountered people at one time or another who regard quality management as being far too bureaucratic, –...

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Quality is not my responsibility- How to emphasize the importance of quality companywide

Legendary quality guru W. Edwards Deming famously said that "Quality is everyone's responsibility." True as that may be,

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Steps to Creating a Culture of Quality in the Workplace

If you are reading this blog, then you probably already understand why a culture of quality matters so much. Quality...

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What Is Quality, and How Can You Infuse it Into Everything You Do?

Everybody loves the idea of quality; but when it comes to quality programssome people are not quite so enthusiastic...

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What is Culture of QUALITY?

5 Steps to Defining a True Culture of Quality In his seminal book Organizational Culture and Leadership, Edgar H....

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The 5 Most Common Problems with Your CAPA Process

A well-defined corrective and preventive action (CAPA) process is intended to identify problems, understand root...

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Intellect: Celebrating 20 Years in Business

This year marks Intellect’s 20th year in business. We have come a long way since our early days as a small three-person...

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Gartner Highlights Intellect as a Leader in QMS Software

In November, Gartner released the latest version of their Market Guide for Quality Management System Software,...

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An Almost Paperless Approach to Quality Management

Paper has forever been the universal proof of compliance 

Paper has powered legally-binding documents. Both...

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Intellect Innovate 2020: A Recap

On November 9th and 10th, the Intellect team was joined by an audience of quality management professionals from around ...

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Evaluating Total Cost of Ownership for Quality Management System Software

 Comparing software packages is hard. 

You are probably finding that there are very different Quality Management System...

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Intellect on AWS GovCloud

As the world transitions toward agile, decentralized cloud computing, numerous US federal agencies have aligned around...

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Staying HIPAA Compliant with QMS Software

For many companies in FDA regulated industries, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, labs and life sciences,...

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COVID-19's Impact on Quality Management

 

 

From a manufacturing company with a tier 1 supplier in a city that turned into a hotspot to one that had to move...

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Build or Buy? How to Buy QMS Software That Meets All Your Needs

The build vs. buy dilemma isn't new to businesses considering investing in a quality management system. After all, they...

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4 Top Trends for Pharmaceutical Companies & Manufacturers During COVID-19

Pharmaceutical companies have seen several new trends emerge as a result of COVID-19, however, four top trends standout...

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Best Risk Management Practices For The Food Industry

Ensuring quality and safety is a critical component of the Food Industry. From risk management to tracking...

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8 Mandatory Elements of a QMS System

A Quality Management System (QMS), is a set of processes that are implemented to ensure that business leaders meet FDA,...

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5 Tips for Successful Change Management

What should an effectively-designed change management app bring to the table? It should define how technologies,...

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Why Configurability Is Key When Choosing the Right QMS Platform

Quality isn’t negotiable, but some manufacturers think the process used to achieve it is.  No matter which way you...

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Embrace the Advantages of Digital Document Management

Remember that time you were working from home and needed an employee to send you a file? Only they had to dust off a...

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Why Having a configurable QMS System is a Non-negotiable

When looking to replace manual processes with an eQMS Software solution, Quality Departments ask one fundamental...

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Confounded by Compliance Issues? There’s Help on the Way

Let’s face it: Compliance is complicated, and it’s probably one of the least appealing items on your plate. Still,...

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Quality Management Software: Cloud or On-Premises

Many companies are evaluating Quality Management Software (QMS) Solutions to replace manual processes they have had in...

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The 5 Things Medical Device Companies Need to Know about ISO & FDA Requirements

Medical device companies, above all else, have one thing in common – regulatory compliance. Every one of the companies...

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Meet Intellect's Quality Expert: Paul Dionne

 

Intellect’s Quality Expert Spotlight is a Q&A series that features the hardworking and intelligent people that make...

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How to Ensure Compliance In the Nutraceutical Industry with QMS Software

In manufacturing industries, there are few things as important as staying compliant with ISO standards and FDA...

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How to ACHIEVE Operational Excellence with CAPA

 

Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions (CAPA) is a critical quality application that is instrumental for...

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6 Tips to avoid 483 letters

 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is authorized to perform random inspections and audits, and these...

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How Employee Training Reduces Nonconformance

 

The existence of nonconformance can only mean that something has gone wrong and that a particular set of...

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Supply Chain Risk Management: 5 Different Types

Supply chain risk, as well as business risk in general, come in many shapes and forms. The risk comes from the most...

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Ensuring Quality and Operational Excellence in Labs

 

New technologies are bringing transformation to most industries, especially healthcare. With our health systems...

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How an Effective Workflow Helps You Improve Your Business

 

Among the factors that affect how quickly a business will grow; one of the most important ones is undoubtedly...

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Food Industry: Ensuring Quality and Operational Excellence

 

Striving for Operational Excellence is nothing new to both leaders and followers in the food industry. Still, given...

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Digital Transformation: Why Is It Important for Quality?

 

With the advancement of technology, more and more businesses are opting to undergo a digital transformation. It’s...

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3 Compliance Issues That Can Be Solved By Automation

 

For compliance managers in any industry, it’s imperative to provide tools and practices for a company-wide...

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Best Risk Management in Laboratories

 

In many industries, companies seek to improve their manufacturing and product development and have to go through...

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Mobile and FDA Compliance: New Regulations in 2018

Things change very fast in the world of mobile apps. Besides the mobile phone manufacturers adding better cameras,...

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Digital Transformation Strategy for Next Generation eQMS

 

Rapidly changing technologies primarily drive Digital Transformation, but its adoption is dependent on a carefully...

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How Digital Transformation And Quality management Play Important Roles In Optimizing Your Business

What business doesn’t want to speed up decision-making, assure quality, and improve collaboration thanks to enhanced...

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4 Steps to Achieve Workflow Compliance

 

All companies, regardless of industry, are responsible for ensuring that their policies and processes are designed...

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Preparing Your Business For Digital Transformation And Compliance

For businesses to keep up with the competition and respond to the change in consumer demand, they need to let go of...

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The Effects of Document Control on Certain Industries and Risk Management

The purpose of document control is to enforce controlled processes and practices in industries such as...

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Benefits of Access: Capturing Quality Data on Manufacturing Mobile Apps

The ability to use mobile devices on factory floors and laboratories is transforming many aspects of manufacturing in...

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How Intellect Benefited One of The Largest Food Safety and Quality Companies!

We had the pleasure to work with one of the largest food safety and quality services providers in the world. The...

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Benefits of an Automated Digitized Solution for Document Control to Help Meet ISO and FDA Regulations

Why do people cringe at the very thought of compliance and change? Perhaps it’s because compliance means having to...

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Software Compliance in Life Science Product Industries

 

Operating a business in a government-regulated environment carries a high expectation of compliance and strict...

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Managed Workflow Equals Quality

Managing workflow in any business or industry can be like trying to tame an octopus with its many tentacles,...

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QMS + WORKFLOW

Workflow Modeling and Automation

A core feature of Business Process Management is Workflow Automation.  This feature...

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electronic signatures

After the advent of electronic record keeping and digitized business processes, the natural evolution for companies was...

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Are You still customizing your QMS by modifying source code?

It is surprising how many companies today are solving their need to customize their Quality Management Software by...

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3 Strategies That will Reduce the Fear of Workflow Automation

In my previous post, “Workflow Automation Can Be Scary!”, I outlined how workflow automation can be scary to many...

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Workflow Management Solutions: Off-the-Shelf Vs. Custom Development

Many business are considering a workflow management system for their internal processes. The paperwork and emails are...

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Workflow Automation Can be Scary!

Many companies are using business process management platforms to automate internal workflows that streamline their...

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Mobile Apps Increase Internal Productivity

For the last several years most companies have concluded the need for a mobile app as a critical mass initiative, not...

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What is the Cost Savings After Implementing a Workflow Management Platform?

Because so many businesses are still using paper, faxes, emails, etc. to communicate internally, most departments just...

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Compliance software is now a must have

Most mid-size and larger companies have already implemented compliance software, but it’s not uncommon for others to...

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Build Your Own Apps (BYOA)

The time has finally come where developers are not needed to allow businesses to create apps to streamline their...

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10 Questions to ask when choosing a platform to build business apps

Businesses today have to have apps. For everything. Mobile apps, business apps for workflow and documents, contract...

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Configurathon for building business apps with no programming

Everyone seems to be talking about hackathon competitions these days and the programmers who huddle together in teams...

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The Instant 'Gratification' Application Platform

On behalf of Jane Roberts

"You can configure an application in weeks not months or years," we like to say. Nice...
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To configure or to Use off the shelf applications, that is the question

On behalf of Michael Edell

Today, standardized applications or "out of the box software," as they are commonly...
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The Necessary Background Information for Investigating Enterprise Business Applications

On behalf of Gunay Kose

The process of researching enterprise business applications is overwhelming. Without proper...
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Why are Custom Project Process Management Solutions Important for the Aerospace Industry?

On behalf of Matthew Steffen

Some people may wonder why Interneer chose to develop project management templates...
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The Structure of Information Systems

On behalf of ygenc

In a perfect world, all Information Systems (IS) would bring the necessary structure to ongoing...
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Compliance Management Tools is Essential for the Enterprise

On behalf of Matthew Steffen

A significantly large proportion of documents owned by enterprises is in digital format...
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Great Project Management Software

The folks at www.web-based-software.com put together this review of our platform recently. Here are a couple of...
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Human Based Workflows

Here is a common process that happens today at many companies: Your team is managing multiple customer implementations...
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Business Users Against Programming

We started Interneer not because we were developers who loved to write cool code. We came from traditional engineering...
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Don't Just Plan Your Work. Work Your Plan.

For most people, the concept of project management is defined as creating a Gantt chart or an Excel sheet to define a...
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Web 2.0/AJAX - What They Mean to Executive Project Management

Much is being reported online about new web applications leveraging Web 2.0 and AJAX technologies. You are probably...
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Is Excel Running Your Business?

So many customers come to us with the same problem. They have been using MS Excel for many years to run a process or...
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Projects and Processes Go Hand in Hand

For many companies, managing projects is really managing processes that are running everyday in their organizations....
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Sometimes Less is More

2006 started on a very high note for us! We ended last year with record sales and received more validation from the...
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Collaboration is at core of Executive Project Management

I was at a meeting a couple of days ago presenting the concept of executive project management and the benefits -...
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Tracking Meeting Action Items

Like many companies, we have meetings and assign action items. Traditionally, one of the meeting attendees took notes...
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Management System Opinion Survey

We have had difficulty finding data to help us quantify better the needs of executives for project management systems...
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Email Usage Facts

Here are some interesting corporate email facts that demonstrate the proliferation of email in today's corporate world:...
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One Size Does Not Fit All

 
There is a noticeable shift in the software industry over the past few years in the way businesses look at software....
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Executive Project Management Tools

Over the years, my company has collected feedback and requirements from many business users seeking project management...
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Defining Executive Project Management

Executives today are overwhelmed with tactical activities which take away from higher-value strategic issues more...