What is EQMS?

Enterprise Quality Management Software - EQMS?

EQMS is one of the most noticeable rising software that can manage business processes for quality and compliance across the value chain. Not only is it a platform that facilitates cross-functional communication it empowers smoother way to collaborate in your organisation.

With quality management as a base, EQMS can be integrated with existing IT infrastructures, systems or other software.

Generally organisations use paper-based or spreadsheets to manually monitor and manage quality, however these ways of working that once seemed ideal have become obsolete and unable to address the rising complexities of today’s markets and increase demand to comply with ever changing legislation.

Although best practices and management systems behind quality management have remained consistent for decades, the systems and solutions used to ensure the production, delivery of high-quality products and customer satisfaction have changed significantly.

With developments in technology, there’s been considerable movement toward companies either implementing their own custom quality solutions, many of them developed internally. Sadly a vast majority of have failed to meet business and technical expectations required by regulatory organisations.

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As a result, many organisations had disjointed and broad set of systems that didn’t easily communicate with one another. Improvements with these systems were often localised, and lacked the global visibility needed to truly manage quality. With the need in the market, a new software category has emerged, EQMS.

Functions covered under EQMS

EQMS can be used for many reasons, including the management of compliance, facilitating the investigation of incidents and the proceeding corrective actions, managing risk, and, among many others, integrating complaint management into the quality management process.

  • Audit & Inspection Management
  • Incident Management
  • Non-Conformances / Corrective and Preventive Action (NC/CAPA)
  • Compliance Management
  • Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S)
  • Document Control / Management
  • Risk Management
  • Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • Change Management
  • Complaint Handling
  • HR & Employee Management
  • Employee Training
  • Asset / Equipment Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Business Intelligence & KPI Dashboards and Reporting
  • Provide real-time business data to all stakeholders
  • Change Management
  • Review & Automated Approval Workflow

Benefits of EQMS

  • Drive performance improvement
  • Single source of truth
  • Data sharing and collaboration
  • Continuous improvement
  • Flexible enough to support changing business needs
  • Documentation of production and process controls
  • Integration of quality and product development
  • Harmonization of regulatory requirements, CAPAs
  • Reduce labour and operating costs driven by inefficiencies
  • Ensure compliance and reduce risk by eliminating manual and spreadsheet­ based processes
  • Improve employee decision making with insights into internal and supplier performance
  • Increase customer satisfaction with your products, services and support
  • Create new revenue streams that drive sales growth
  • Provide real-time business data to all stakeholders

Email: enquire@p4p.uk.com to request your free “EQMS Buyers Guide” The complete guide to selecting the best quality management software for your organisation.

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