January 2017 Posts

The Path to EQMS: Where Are You Along the Journey to Quality Maturity?

The Path to EQMS: Where Are You Along the Journey to Quality Maturity?

Rick Lowrey, CEO, Pilgrim Quality Solutions

In recent posts, we’ve dug into the need to transform your quality management system and even how to extend quality management processes outside the four walls of your organization. Each of these themes leads to a final goal; you will need to use the power of an automated, integrated Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS) to achieve a mature, global quality system.

Our recent infographic details some of the typical paths that organizations take to achieve the benefits of automated, global EQMS. These end goal benefits include process and data harmonization, structured organizational hierarchies, enterprise integration, extended supply chain management, and a significant reduction in overall cost of quality.

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Extending Quality Management Beyond the Four Walls of Your Quality Organization

Extending Quality Management Beyond the Four Walls of Your Quality Organization

Kari Miller, Vice President of Regulatory & Product Management, Pilgrim Quality Solutions

Let’s face it, the arms of regulators are getting longer and so is their vision. The extended supply chain is experiencing additional oversight by regulatory bodies around the world, and in fact, your suppliers’ suppliers are not immune to that scrutiny. The list of organizational quality stakeholders continues to grow as the value chain expands to include suppliers and even regulators themselves.

This means that a Quality Management System (QMS) needs to be enterprise strong and it needs to be global if an organization is to respond to harmonization of standards, guidelines, and regulations around the world regarding the organization’s value chain.
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17 Quality, Compliance, and Risk Management Resolutions for 2017

17 Quality, Compliance, and Risk Management Resolutions for 2017

A new year has begun. For most of us that means a fresh start and a brand new set of goals. But have you set your quality and compliance goals and resolutions for 2017? Whether you’re just getting started or planning the next steps in your quality maturity, Pilgrim’s quality and compliance experts are here to help you start the year off right.

In today’s post, we’ve asked our experts, “As a quality and compliance professional, what is your top resolution for 2017?” Here are some ideas that will lead you and your organization to a happy and prosperous new year.
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