Discover and resolve issues by building a continuously improving QMS & EHS Management System by digitally transforming your audit management process from audit planning and preparation to report and closure
Make it easy for people to drive efficiency and effectiveness into the audit management process
With CQ’s Audit Management Software, you can build a flexible, scalable and configurable audit management workflow based on the specific needs of your organization. You can automate a rapid audit process or configure workflows for complex audits.
The CQ Audit Management Software makes audit planning easy with a calendar view where managers can create, schedule, and manage different types of audits all in one place. CQ simplifies collaboration between auditors, suppliers and even regulators with quality and safety workflows based on best-practices and inbuilt modern tools. The data-driven audit solution helps quality and safety leaders “know their gaps,” take preventive action, and overall, stay compliant to all regulations.
Enable promptness and perfection in audit performance
Businesses need to plan their internal and external audits and determine the frequency based on the business risk and relevant regulatory requirements. From audit planning, scheduling to documenting findings and initiating investigations and CAPAs where required, CQ Audit Management Software automates the entire audit workflow. Quality and safety leaders can set up yearly or quarterly calendar views that enable all stakeholders to be alerted about scheduled audits and prepare accordingly. It also empowers them to flexibly choose between complex, stringent or streamlined audits.
Ensures effectiveness and continuous Improvement of your quality and safety management systems
Automating the audit workflow with CQ Audit Management Software empowers business leaders with data at their fingertips – to identify gaps and predict quality and safety performance in the future. The software gives access to documents and reports of past audits as well to enable you to capture failure trends and escalate audit responses to NC or CAPA for continuous improvement. With this, businesses can experience better performance, customer satisfaction, and thereby, growth in revenues.
Different regulatory standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 13485, FDA 21 CFR Part 11 have different requirements. The regulations cover all aspects of the product value chain and the need for each function will vary depending on risk factors. With CQ Audit Management Software, planning audits around each of these and defining the frequency based on the gaps and business risks becomes easier. CQ’s Audit Management Solution also improves compliance to standards by integrating with CQ’s Training Management Solution to ensure only qualified personnel are assigned based on the standard selected.
Always remain audit and inspection ready
The key to being 100% compliant revolves around having a proactive risk management strategy. The first step to risk management is to know your gaps. And, the audit process helps you uncover and document these gaps. To remain audit and inspection ready requires the business to plan, manage changes, learn from the past audits, create schedules and assign roles and responsibilities, organize data and documents and conduct periodic internal audits. The CQ Audit Management Software helps in every step of the way, providing visibility and transparency across the entire process.
Avoid fines and penalties
Warning letters, product recalls and fines are some of the ways non-
compliance is penalized. This can cause losses for quality leaders in terms of investments for reworking a product or scrapping it and starting afresh. Safety leaders may face higher employee attrition and low productivity. Litigation, penalties, and compensations can add to the costs. The reputation of the business can also suffer causing a severe dent in market growth. Periodic and well-planned and executed audits can help mitigate these risks by identifying the gaps in a timely manner and reduce the impact to the business. The CQ Audit Management Software can manage the entire audit cycle, including approvals, investigations, and linked records to ensure greater compliance and growth.
Support Your Entire Organization
Ensure processes are being followed
Review and analyze the effectiveness of the audit program and the state of compliance
“As a Life Sciences manufacturing services company, our company decided early on that a flexible, agile QMS was a must. We had a very clear set of requirements: cloud-based, cross-platform, mobile-enabled, paperless and e-signature capable. After reviewing available solutions against these, only ComplianceQuest met our needs.
Right after the demo, we knew we had a winner. The implementation process was relatively smooth and our solution engineer was top notch. We went live very quickly and recently aced our first customer external audit.”
Key Features of CQ Audit Management Solution
Planning and Scheduling
Plan and schedule audit by site, department, suppliers
Preparing for an Audit
Auditors are notified of upcoming audits and they can prepare by can by reviewing past audits, open findings, critical findings, CAPAs
Take notes, document findings, categorize relevant findings, anywhere, on any device
Findings Documentation and Categorization
Document findings, attach evidence, and categorize them
Audit Report Generation
Generate as many audit reports as needed using pre-built audit templates
Set up policies to findings based in audit and finding type
Capture the risk profile during the audit planning phase and review as per audit findings
Escalation to CAPA
Prioritize findings and initiate CAPA based on risk
Supplier Portal and Interaction
Consolidate all quality data for suppliers to interact and respond to audit findings
Track external responses to audit findings from suppliers, customers, and internal teams
Audit Finding Response
Document audit finding responses along with related investigations and actions
Solicit feedback from the supply chain without giving up ownership of tasks
Access your CQ Audit Management solution on the go, anywhere, anytime and on any device
Reporting and Analytics
Utilize pre-developed best-practices-based reports and create additional reports and dashboards
Social Like and Follow
Like and follow relevant records in the system and be notified via email, dashboard, and mobile to stay abreast of developments