EHS Software Arms Race Escalates [MondayMusings]

Posted by Peter Bussey on Mon, Mar 06, 2017 @ 10:01 AM

The #MondayMusings, Industrial Transformation blog series provides insight and analysis for executives from the previous week’s briefings, events, and publications @LNSResearch.

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Tags: Enterprise Quality Management Software, Environment Health and Safety, EQMS, EHS, #MondayMusings

Tech Buzz, EHS Superstar, and Planning for that Trip to Mars: [Roundup]

Posted by Diane Murray on Sun, Oct 02, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

In this weekly Roundup, LNS Research explores recent announcements and events, such as EtQ showing off solution integration; GE releases WIP Solution; chem company earns “Healthy Worksite” certification; and sensors in space with humans.

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Tags: Enterprise Quality Management Software, Environment Health and Safety, EQMS, Supplier Quality Management, MOM Software, Compliance Management, EHS, Smart Connected Assets, IIoT

Monday Musings: Cross-Functional Leadership at Core of Technology Success & IIoT Maintains Momentum

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Mon, Mar 14, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

We have long emphasized the fact that people are central to Operational Excellence and are as much a part of Digital Transformation as the processes undergoing transformation and the technology being used to enact the transformation.

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Tags: Enterprise Quality Management Software, Smart Connected Assets, IIoT, #MondayMusings

Improve Quality Maturity by Addressing the Top 5 Challenges

Posted by Dan Jacob on Tue, Nov 17, 2015 @ 11:38 AM

Although there is no bad time to improve quality management maturity, a ripe time is during fiscal planning for a new year. Executives that are impacted by the quality of products or services, as well as quality professionals, should ask two questions:

  • "Just how mature is my company’s quality program?"
  • "What challenges must be addressed to increase maturity?"
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Tags: Enterprise Quality Management Software, Quality Management, Internet of Things

Handing Over the Keys to Quality: IQS User Conference 2015

Posted by Rob Harrison on Thu, Oct 15, 2015 @ 11:20 AM

This year’s IQS user group conference was a big deal, and not because LNS had the opportunity to present on the second day. It served as the launch pad for IQS’ next generation Enterprise Quality Management Software (EQMS) platform known as Trubox™.

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Tags: Enterprise Quality Management Software, Quality Risk Management

EQMS: Complaint Management from Triage to Improvement

Posted by Rob Harrison on Tue, Oct 06, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Mature and well-run companies that aim to displace incumbents and bring new products to market faster embrace a risk-based approach. They have to because with greater velocity in the new product process the increase in risk is inherent.

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Tags: Enterprise Quality Management Software

Medical Care and Waste Management: Big Data in Action [Roundup]

Posted by Justine Holt on Sun, Jul 19, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

MITRE: Harnessing Big Data One Organization At a Time

Precision is key and MITRE Corporations understands that better than anyone. MITRE, being a corporation specializing software widely used by the government, has a hand in Homeland Security. Security technology is needed to obtain better mapping-technology choices. Even though current technology makes it easier than ever to navigate locations via GPS, it’s not good enough for Homeland Security use.

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Tags: Enterprise Quality Management Software, Big Data, Internet of Things, Mobility

Quality Management ‘Activism’: Overcoming the Policing Mindset

Posted by Rob Harrison on Thu, Jul 02, 2015 @ 09:46 AM

Earlier this week LNS Research conducted an interview with an Enterprise Quality Management Software (EQMS) deployment veteran. The conversation was specifically targeted at capturing the essential ingredients of a successful, best practice driven EQMS vendor selection process, but also touched upon a core philosophy about how to approach quality management that I want to share.

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Tags: Enterprise Quality Management Software, Quality Management System

Oracle Value Chain Summit Highlights Need for IT and Business Transformation

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Fri, Feb 20, 2015 @ 08:46 AM

On January 26-28, I had the opportunity to attend the Oracle Value Chain Summit (VCS) in San Jose, CA. The theme of the event was “Enabling Agents of Change.” Over 2,500 Value Chain experts representing more than 425 companies from 31 countries attended this year's VCS, and the attendees had the chance to hear from thought leaders, practitioners, and executives on a range of business and technology topics across engineering, product development, manufacturing, maintenance, quality management, and more.

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Tags: Enterprise Quality Management Software, Vendor Spotlight, Big Data, Internet of Things

The Benefits of Audit Management in EQMS [Part 1]

Posted by Rob Harrison on Thu, Feb 19, 2015 @ 10:19 AM

Audit management is an area where enterprise quality management software (EQMS) has a solid history in harmonizing direct and indirect processes, and providing a strong ROI. Some might argue that audit management should take priority over other processes given that it has a correlation with performance, something we will discuss below.

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Tags: Enterprise Quality Management Software, Quality Management