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ISO-9001-Audit

What Is An ISO 9001 Audit And How To Be Prepared

According to one study, businesses that implemented the ISO 9000-based quality standards found an 18% increase in client satisfaction and a 15% cost reduction. ISO 9001 is an internationally recognized Quality Management System (QMS) criteria program that guides businesses of any size to maintain or find improvements in their quality management system and processes. The ISO approach is […]

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Quality Inspections

What Are Quality Assurance Inspections And Why They Matter

While price and positive experiences remain the leading factors in brands’ abilities to keep customers satisfied, quality also plays a critical role. According to research firm PWC, 52 percent of U.S. consumers would consider switching from one brand to another based on product quality. The result? It’s critical for companies to create policies and processes that […]

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Kaizen for Continuous Improvement

Kaizen for Continuous Improvement: How it Works

More efficient businesses are more profitable. If staff are not wasting time on redundant, cumbersome, or complex processes, they’re better able to perform their jobs and ensure production targets are met. The challenge? Creating efficient operations isn’t a one-and-done process. Instead, companies need a continuous improvement approach that prioritizes ongoing evaluation to drive sustained success. […]

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Qualitative & Quantitative Risk Assessments

Improving Operational Quality: The Role of Qualitative Risk Assessment

Risks are naturally associated with manufacturing and industrial operations. In 2020 alone, private industry employers reported 2.7 million nonfatal workplace injuries, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. As a result, it’s in a company’s best interest to mitigate risks — and their potentially negative outcomes — wherever possible. To accomplish this goal, organizations […]

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What is 6S Lean — and How Can It Improve Your Operations?

What is 6S Lean — and How Can It Improve Your Operations?

To manage supply chain challenges and ensure regulatory compliance, lean manufacturing has become commonplace for organizations. The approach isn’t new — American industrialists of early 20th-century law lean processes that focused on reducing waste and improving efficiency as a way to increase overall value. The original 5S methodology, meanwhile, emerged as a companion to lean management […]

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Corrective Action Plan

What is a Corrective Action Plan? (CAP).

A Corrective Action Plan (CAP) is a step-by-step tool that addresses negative actions within business operations by offering the actions necessary to correct errors and return operations to meet standards and targets. The plan also instills preventive action from future similar situations from reoccurring. Why is a Corrective Action Plan Important? One of the largest […]

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Gemba walk

The Gemba Walk: The First Step Toward Continuous Improvement

The status quo isn’t sufficient. For businesses to stay lean and ahead of the curve, continuous improvement is key — both processes and policies must be regularly evaluated and upgraded to ensure companies can meet evolving customer expectations and keep pace with industry competitors. But what does this look like in practice? How do companies […]

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Certainty at Keyera Wapati Gas Plant

Certainty Software Simplifies Mobile Quality Assurance Inspections

Certainty Software simplifies mobile quality assurance inspections. Based in Western Canada and headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Strike Group is an industry leader providing infrastructure construction and maintenance services across Western Canada. Strike has been recognized as a Best Managed Company from 2007 – 2021, and has now grown to include Bob Dale Oilfield Services, Canadian […]

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Rocky Brands

Certainty at Rocky Brands for Quality Assurance and Control

Modernizing Quality Assurance and Control at Rocky Brands Founded in 1932 Rocky Brands, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures and markets premium quality outdoor, work, western, duty and military footwear as well as outdoor and work apparel and accessories. Headquarters in Nelsonville, Ohio with manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, Rocky Brands employs over […]

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Cambridge Weight Plan

Cambridge Weight Plan Choose Certainty for Quality Control Inspections

The Cambridge Weight Plan was originally conceived by Dr. Alan Howard in the 1960s and launched as a commercial diet in 1984. Since then, CWP has helped thousands of people from all over the world meet their dieting goals with low carb meal packages. CWP uses certainty software to follow all safety procedures. The Technical […]

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Certainty in Travel, Recreation & Leisure

What Type of Implementation Support Does Your Solution Offer?

We’ve been involved in the design, development and implementation of enterprise- level software for over 20 years, which is why our team of experts put together this 10-part series on evaluating Enterprise-level software. We’ll cover topics ranging from security, data collection and reporting requirements, implementation resources, pricing / cost models and more, to ensure your […]

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Supplier compliance dashboard

The Importance of Centralized Software Administration

We’ve been involved in the design, development and implementation of enterprise- level software for over 20 years, which is why our team of experts put together this 10-part series on evaluating Enterprise-level software. We’ll cover topics ranging from security, data collection and reporting requirements, implementation resources, pricing / cost models and more, to ensure your […]

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Multilingual Enterprise Software

Does My Organization Need Multilingual Enterprise Software?

We’ve been involved in the design, development and implementation of enterprise- level software for over 20 years, which is why our team of experts put together this 10-part series on evaluating Enterprise-level software. We’ll cover topics ranging from security, data collection and reporting requirements, implementation resources, pricing / cost models and more, to ensure your […]

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Certainty Software BI Dashboard

Don’t Forget About Your Reporting Requirements

We’ve been involved in the design, development and implementation of enterprise- level software for over 20 years, which is why our team of experts put together this 10-part series on evaluating Enterprise-level software. We’ll cover topics ranging from security, data collection and reporting requirements, implementation resources, pricing / cost models and more, to ensure your […]

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Behavior based safety observation

Why You Should Implement Multi-Purpose Enterprise Software

We’ve been involved in the design, development and implementation of enterprise- level software for over 20 years, which is why our team of experts put together this 10-part series on evaluating Enterprise-level software. We’ll cover topics ranging from security, data collection and reporting requirements, implementation resources, pricing / cost models and more, to ensure your […]

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