When evaluating accreditation management systems, the decision of on-premise or cloud-based can divide decision-makers. Below we discuss the pros and cons of both camps. While many solutions are leaning towards cloud-based these days, it’s important to evaluate the factors that matter most to your organization. We are going to look into the cost, security, scalability and user access regarding each option.
Oftentimes, public works departments are still using pen and paper for the majority of their inspections. The first step to efficiently conducting public works inspections is conducting these inspections online and collecting the data in real-time. Utilize the underground storage tank and stormwater management inspection templates to start collecting uniform data in your department that can be analyzed and help enhance your preventive maintenance programs while saving your department time and resources.
We are partnering with the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) to implement an accreditation management system that will save their organization, assessors and clients a ton of time. During their 2016 Annual Meeting from October 22-25 our team will be onsite to show off the system debuting in spring 2017.
We’ve revamped CompWALK across mobile and desktop platforms and we can’t wait to show it off. With a new design, remote temperature monitoring and added functionality, we are unveiling the best CompWALK yet. Check out what’s new!
Self-assessments and internal audits are very important when dealing with accreditation, safety and compliance. For accreditation bodies, offering a self-assessment module to your clients positions your organization as a resource to improve and succeed more so than a deeming body. For compliance and safety related organizations – such as a facilities management group, a self-assessment could act as a ‘preventive maintenance program.’ In both cases, self-assessments…
Data collection and reporting is a common issue for small to large organizations. While it can be time-consuming, it’s also necessary to be thorough when assessing people, places, or things for quality and safety. Just this week the DC Metrorail closed for an entire day to conduct emergency safety inspections…
The data center where all of your confidential information is stored needs to be vetted properly. I sat down with our experienced IT team and came up with a list of 14 questions you need to ask your data center provider (or a potential provider) along with the answers you want to hear to ensure the highest level of security.
Every company that proactively manages risk, safety, quality or compliance has a love/hate relationship with documents (mostly hate). Audits, assessments, incident reports, checklists, management reports, corrective action, the list goes on. These complex processes produce unprecedented paper trails leading to a stockpile of documents that need to be organized, stored and easily accessed.
We have found that many organizations dealing with compliance, inspections, assessments, quality assurance, and anything involving regular checklists, could be performing these tasks much more efficiently. First, we outlined how to better conduct audits or inspections by evaluating current processes.
Any combination of facilities, equipment, personnel, procedures and communications operating within a common organizational structure designed to aid in the management of resources during incidents qualify as a system for incident management. And fortunately, my friend’s company had a ‘system’ in place.