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Entropy qms datasheet 4.11

  1. 1. Entropy® Software QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FRAMEWORK Improve quality standards, internal control, external communications, and overall corporate performance with Entropy® Software Overview Return on Investment In today’s business environment, expectations of transparency, Organizations use Entropy Software to help manage and real-time reporting, improved quality, and conformance measure quality and compliance processes, improve assurance are becoming increasingly important for reporting, better manage and mitigate their risks, reduce manufacturers and service providers in many industries costs, and streamline business processes. around the world. Businesses live in a highly competitive Entropy Software provides a quantifiable return on world and need to stay ahead of the competition by investment for its users. By providing a consistent and delivering products & services to market on-time and with comparable management framework across all sites, quality standards. system implementation and certification can be Success is dependent on balancing business requirements: dramatically accelerated. Automatic document control • improve quality tracking and increase customer satisfaction; and instant access to management reports means that • manage risk more effectively and enhance business performance; users can concentrate on analysis and decision-making rather than system maintenance. Sharing corporate-wide information increases the efficiency and quality of • streamline operations and improve financial performance; internal and external communication. All of this • differentiate over others in the market and obtain a contributes to driving down costs and increasing competitive advantage; business efficiencies. • attract investment and strengthen brand reputation. The rapid pace of growth requires robust systems to ensure instant visibility of risks and opportunities thereby providing Expectations of transparency, real-time quality managers, senior management, and operational reporting, improved quality, and executives the necessary information to improve compliance assurance are becoming decision-making and resource allocation. increasingly important. raising standards worldwideTM
  2. 2. Entropy® Software Entropy Software and Quality in the Products & Services Industry Standardized Quality Practices – In many organizations, quality practices are disconnected. Organizations recognize the need to create a common model that binds together their quality realization processes and bridges the gaps between quality planning and execution. Entropy Software is an integrated risk and conformance management solution that meets the certification requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and other quality-related standards. It provides features for an effective quality management system that aids in measuring & monitoring product development processes; it gives manufacturers and service providers the ability to demonstrate continuous improvement; and it supports one's responsiveness to changing market demands. Continued Globalization of Manufacturing – To ensure conformance, companies need to standardize manufacturing practices across the enterprise and implement tools and processes to support the quality objectives. Entropy Software allows organizations to record and manage manufacturing data pertaining to product quality from a single source. Visibility into Operations – Using Entropy Software, companies have instant visibility of all risks, opportunities, and conformance issues – thereby providing quality managers, senior management and operational executives with information necessary to improve decision-making and resource allocation. Centralized Data Platform – Enterprises are often faced with the challenge of effectively tracking and monitoring quality events. Entropy Software streamlines data collection and eliminates inaccurate or out-of-date information. By entering data only once, organizations can reduce errors and duplication while increasing access to reliable information. raising standards worldwideTM Business System Integration – As business systems are implemented in an organization to improve quality processes, organizations recognize the need to integrate multiple systems that aid and support them. Entropy Software reduces the need for multiple systems through an exceptionally intuitive and user-friendly interface. Mitigating Brand Risk Across Complex Value Chains – Consistency of quality has emerged as a differentiator in the market. Enterprises are challenged to overcome the legacy of loosely integrated technology and business processes. As an integrated risk and conformance management solution, Entropy Software enables organizations to assess and investigate quality events, which can help reduce overlap and/or address process gaps across the business. With the ability to instantly locate, evaluate, and manage material risks anywhere within the business, Entropy Software helps protect the organization's brand and enhance its reputation. Industry-Specific Configurations BSI’s Entropy Software offers the capability for industry-specific configurations that deliver express capabilities for those industries and enable accelerated deployment. • General Manufacturing • Food & Beverage • Consumer Products • Electronics/ Semiconductor • Medical Device Manufacturing • Pharmaceutical • Aerospace • Automotive
  3. 3. Feature Capabilities Products and Services • Product realization planning and customer-specific processes Action Plans • Create action plans and allocate responsibility • Design and development planning, inputs, outputs, validation and review • Reminders for completion dates and reviews • Tracking for control of production and service provision • Define task dependencies and milestones • Purchasing information, verification of purchased product and effectiveness of processes • Escalation through management structure Quality Control • Tools for quality issue identification, failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), and risk assessment • Standard and administrable assessment methodologies Document Management • Framework for all system documentation • Extensive category and query filter options • Organization-wide roll-up reporting Non-Conformance Reporting • Raise and document non-conformances • Automatically record non-conformances from audits • Link action plans to rectify non-conformances Equipment Inventory • Track all equipment • Historical maintenance and calibration records • Reminders for inspection and calibration reviews • Document agendas, attendance and minutes • Automatically create action plans and tasks Training • Document training courses and procedures • Identify training needs by role, process or activity • Automated version control • Automatic reminders for pending training • Customizable access, approval and reporting privileges • Requirements tracked for training competency • E-signature capability Audit • Schedule and conduct audits Legislations and other requirements • Store details of legislation, permits and codes of practice • Customize audit checklists, guidance and scoring • Relate records to regulatory requirements, processes and activities • Run detailed, summary and site-ranking reports • Reminders for reporting requirements • Issue details and categories Reporting • Detailed site reports for all tools Management Review • Schedule management reviews • Create action plans from audit results Objectives and Targets • Set, manage and report objectives and targets Entropy Software reduces • Reminders for completion dates and reviews systems through an • Assign responsibilities to individuals/roles and teams the need for multiple exceptionally intuitive and user-friendly interface.
  4. 4. Entropy® Software is used worldwide to reduce risk, aid conformance, and continuously improve corporate performance. About Entropy Software How can we help? Entropy Software is a web-based solution providing a Next Steps technology framework that allows companies to effectively Whether you are improving an established system or manage their Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) embarking on a new investment, Entropy Software can be activities. Entropy Software helps businesses continuously tailored to meet your needs. BSI can provide improve control, assurance, and accountability; reduce risks, implementation services to understand your strategic incidents, liability, and cost; and protect and enhance brand objectives and show you how your business could benefit value and reputation. Designed and developed to meet from the Entropy Software. We will use your data to find recognized international standards, Entropy Software provides the solution that is right for you and tailored to your a risk management and compliance system that is certifiable requirements. www.bsiamerica.com/needsanalysis and auditable against the requirements of the standards such as ISO, OHSAS, BS, and others. For more details on Entropy About BSI Software visit www.bsi-entropy.com. BSI is a global independent business services organization which enables businesses, governments and other organizations to increase profits and market access, and to BSI SERVICES SUMMARY enhance reputation with its standards-based solutions and assurance services. From its origins as the world’s first • Information and guidance National Standards Body, BSI draws upon over 100 years’ experience to partner with 66,000 organizations in 147 • Standards and publications countries from its 50 offices. Today, through its • Training – understanding, implementation, lead auditor independence, innovation and integrity, BSI continues to • Management systems – gap analysis, second party audits, assessment, certification, continual assessment To learn more about BSI, please visit improve the lives of millions by raising standards worldwide. www.bsiamerica.com • Business improvement tools and software BSI America Professional Services Inc. 12110 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 200 Reston, VA 20190-5902 USA Tel: 1 888 429 6178 Fax: 1 703 437 9001 Email: info@bsi-entropy.com www.bsi-entropy.com BSI Group Canada Inc. 6205 Airport Road, Suite 102 Mississauga, ON L4V 1E1 Canada Tel: 1 800 862 6752 Fax: 1 416 620 9911 Email: inquiry.canada@bsigroup.com www.bsi-entropy.com BSI Group México, S. de R.L. de C.V. Torre Mayor Av. Paseo de la Reforma No. 505 Piso 41 -Suite CCol. Cuauhtémoc, C.P. 06500 México, D.F. Tel: +52 55 5241 1370 Fax: +52 55 5241 1371 Email: informacion.msmexico@bsigroup.com www.bsi-entropy.com 515 Legget Drive, Suite 110 Ottawa, ON K2K 3G4 Canada Tel: 1 800 862 6752 Email: Inquiry.canada@bsigroup.com www.bsi-entropy.com The BSI certification mark may be used on your stationery, literature and vehicles when you have successfully achieved certification and conform with applicable guidelines. Copyright © 2011 The British Standards Institution. All Rights Reserved. Standards • Information • Training • Inspection • Testing • Auditing • Certification • Software • Supply Chain Security BSI/USA/270/MS/0411/E Entropy® Software