Like so many endeavors, quality management initiatives require that a fundamental set of building blocks be in place in order to be successful. In an earlier post, we talked about eight mandatory elements of a QMS system. That article covered QMS from a functional perspective; in other words, it addressed the specific types of processes that a good QMS system must support.
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A well-defined corrective and preventive action (CAPA) process is intended to identify problems, understand root causes, resolve issues, and take corrective action to prevent the recurrence of those problems. While the results are well worth the effort, designing and implementing a good CAPA process comes with some challenges. Here are some of the most common problems we see when companies are struggling with their CAPA processes.
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In November, Gartner released the latest version of their Market Guide for Quality Management System Software, highlighting Intellect QMS 4.0 as a leading solution in the quality management space. Gartner’s analysts noted “extreme configurability” as one of our product’s key assets, remarking on QMS and the Intellect Platform’s capacity to help users easily modify the solution and build new business applications without writing code.