Quality Culture: How your QMS Should be Built into its Foundation

In honor of World Quality Month, let’s discuss the importance of creating a culture of quality. Building a quality culture within a company is no easy task but the ROI is immeasurable. A culture of quality that runs through all aspects of your business not only improves the end product, it also improves the quality...

Change – the psychology of crossing the chasm

Adapting to a change in a business model has many hurdles. Mentally preparing to do it might be the biggest hurdle of them all. Change. It is a word that elicits both excitement and fear. Whether it is regulations from a new administration, a company reorganization, implementing new technology, or a new business model, it...

Best Practices for Data Migration: How to Migrate your information from a Legacy Quality Management System to a Cloud-based One

Data migration from a legacy quality management system (QMS)  to a cloud-based solution can be a tricky affair but an essential one. Life science manufacturing companies collect significant volumes of documentation and data over time. This data often resides in on-prem antiquated systems that were put in place years ago and have seldom been updated....

What is the Return on Investment of a Quality Management Solution?

Understanding the Financial Aspects of eQMS A cloud based eQMS solution ensures not only a dramatic shift in the way a company runs business, but is also is a catalyst for a cultural change in the way quality is perceived throughout the organization, From the C-level down, a quality of culture helps optimize processes, ensure...

Webinar Summary: The impact of Covid on the Life Science Industry

I recently had the pleasure of hosting two distinguished guests during a live webinar to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the life science industry. During this webinar, sponsored by Dot Compliance, we identified the challenges and suggested mitigation measures and recommendations on how to address current and future business continuity challenges as a result...

The Growing Importance of Quality Management Systems (QMS) in the Post Covid-19 Era

The light at the end of the tunnel seems to shine ever so brighter these days and businesses are getting ready to settle back into what is deemed as the “new normal”. In the life science industry, companies have seen their day-to-day activities disrupted due to Covid-19 just when many were having to shift gears...

Mitigating the CoronaVirus Travel Restrictions

The recent Coronavirus outbreak and subsequent implications has tossed businesses into a new reality, impacting life Science organizations worldwide. Prior to the onset of the new reality, life science companies have been accustomed to conducting their business and operations globally spread over different locations not only domestically but often internationally. The Current Challenge However, sending...

When Paper Becomes Your Enemy.

Paper has historically been a significant method for communications and documentation for businesses of all types and sizes. Over the past few decades, electronic systems have taken over the use of paper for many good reasons but paper is still widely used today. This blog explores the newly introduced risk associated with the recent Coronavirus...