What will Predictive Analytics Mean for Compliance Management in Food and Drink?

[fa icon="calendar'] Wed, Mar 22, 2017 / by Tim Lozier

Now Is the Time for Food Producers to Think About How Best to Use Risk Management Data to Improve Compliance and Quality Management.

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5 Important Considerations for Your Next Change Management Initiative

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Mar 21, 2017 / by Rachel Beavins Tracy

Research shows a full 70 percent of organizational change projects fail, a statistic which has remained at the same level since the 1970s. It’s one reason why so many companies are hesitant to implement changes, even when the potential upside is big. 

Whether you’re looking at large-scale process change, new people or even installing new equipment, risk-based change management provides a road map for avoiding problems and capitalizing on new opportunities.

In this post, we’ll look at 5 important considerations to help your next change management initiative be successful.

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Quality Management

Internet of Things – How can It Help Manage Compliance?

[fa icon="calendar'] Wed, Mar 15, 2017 / by Tim Lozier

The Internet of Things is a Growing Network of Connected Devices Which Will Help Businesses to Manage Quality and Compliance – As Long as the Risks are Mitigated.

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Core FSMS Elements to Leverage for Reduced Compliance Risk

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Mar 14, 2017 / by Rachel Beavins Tracy

Travel around the world, and you’ll find a wide variety in what comprises a Food Safety Management System (FSMS) at different companies.

For some, it’s as basic as a set of spreadsheets, internal policies and training programs. For others, it’s an enterprise-wide system of integrated software modules that links together every step of the food safety process. In both cases, the main goals are to ensure food safety, produce high quality products, and of course, reduce compliance risk.

In today’s post, we’re looking at core elements every FSMS needs to do this. We’ll focus on the basics companies need to have in place, plus next-level capabilities that deliver even better results.

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Food and Beverage

6 Emerging Innovations for EHS Professionals

[fa icon="calendar'] Wed, Mar 08, 2017 / by Doug Hatler

We Take a Look at Some of the Latest Technology Innovations, Including Wearable Technologies, and the Exciting Potential They Offer to Transform Health and Safety in the Workplace.

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4 Aviation Safety Management System Technology Trends to Watch in 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Mar 07, 2017 / by Rachel Beavins Tracy

Aviation Safety Management System (SMS) technology has been steadily advancing over the past few years. This year, we can expect several tech trends to become more prevalent in the aviation SMS, including mobile technology, wearable devices and the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Join EtQ at the NAEM EHS & Sustainability Software Conference

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Mar 07, 2017 / by Alexa Sussman

Where in the world is EtQ?!

In Houston, Texas, at the National Association for Environmental Management’s (NAEM) EHS & Sustainability Software and Data Management conference.

This conference offers potential buyers information on software selection, implementing and integrating new systems and how to optimize current software.

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Security in the Cloud – A Buyer's Guide for the Life Sciences

[fa icon="calendar'] Wed, Mar 01, 2017 / by Alexandre Alain

Cloud Solutions Have Revolutionized IT, from Computation to Infrastructure and even Office Productivity, but Businesses Must Balance the Pros and Cons When Considering Cloud Security in the Life Sciences.

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How to Use Proven Happiness Principles to Improve Quality Management

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Feb 28, 2017 / by Rachel Beavins Tracy

In Shawn Achor’s bestselling book The Happiness Advantage, he describes how the traditional idea that success leads to happiness is completely backwards. He tells us that in reality, it’s happiness that breeds success.

Throughout the book, he points to endless numbers of studies showing that everyone from financial managers to factory employees perform better when they are happier at work.

And it’s not about pretending to be happy, or deluding yourself that everything is great when it’s not. It’s about using simple techniques to build a competitive advantage, something highly relevant to improving quality and customer satisfaction.

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Quality Management

7 Innovations That Can Transform the Food Industry

[fa icon="calendar'] Wed, Feb 22, 2017 / by Tim Lozier

Our Infographic Offers a Glimpse into the Key Food Trends that Will Disrupt the Food Industry in 2017.

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