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Audit vs. Inspection: Learn Their Key Differences

Explore the crucial differences between audits and inspections in our latest post. Understand how each plays a distinct role in enhancing management system integrity, from strategic audits that align with broad objectives to detailed inspections focused on immediate compliance and safety. […]

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Evaluating the SEC’s Updated Climate Disclosure Requirements

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has recently updated its climate disclosure rules, building upon the framework that was previously announced. These amendments aim to refine the requirements for how public companies report on climate-related risks and greenhouse gas emissions, ensuring that investors receive more precise and actionable information. […]

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How to Make an Audit and Inspection Checklist in Microsoft Excel

Businesses that perform regular internal audits and inspections often rely on checklists to cover their processes. Using Excel for checklists can streamline the data collection process, resulting in easy-to-follow lists that save time and maintain accuracy. This step-by-step guide will help you create audit checklists in Excel from scratch. […]

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EU Passes Nature Restoration Law: A Milestone for Biodiversity and Climate Action

The European Union has made history by passing a landmark law to restore and protect nature across its land and sea areas. The Nature Restoration Law, which was approved by the European Parliament on February 27, 2024, is the first continent-wide, comprehensive law of its kind. It is a key element of the EU Biodiversity Strategy, which aims to halt and reverse the loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services by 2030. […]

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A Comprehensive Guide to Root Cause Analysis

Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is a systematic and rigorous process that helps you to find and solve the underlying causes of problems in your organization. In this comprehensive guide, you will learn what RCA is, why it matters, and how to perform it in five easy steps. […]

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Tomorrow’s Supply Chain: 7 Supply Chain Trends for 2024

We break down the predicted supply chain trends for 2024 and offer an in-depth guide for managing the ever-shifting reality of global supply chain management. From the adoption of eco-friendly methods to the growing significance of automation’s strategic improvements and transparency, our insights enable organizations to remain resilient and competitive in the ever-changing landscape of supply chain management. […]

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Inspection Management Software Solutions: Build or Buy?

To guarantee quality, safety, and compliance in a variety of sectors, inspection management software is an essential tool. It assists with automating processes, managing corrective actions, data collection, report generation, and workflow streamlining. However, many enterprises struggle with which direction is better: purchasing a pre-built solution from a vendor or creating your own unique one. To help you choose the best solution for your needs, we will weigh the advantages and disadvantages of each option in this blog post. […]

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4 Tips to Preventing Non-Conformances

Non-conformances are deviations from established standards, procedures, or specifications that can affect the quality, safety, or compliance of your business. In this blog post, you will learn the different types of non-conformances, how to prevent them effectively, and how Certainty Software can help you streamline your quality management system. […]

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Corrective Action Examples: 5 Scenarios and Solutions

In this blog article, we will examine a few hypothetical scenarios that show the necessity of taking corrective action in several business areas. We’ll also talk about potential tactics and methods that could be used to stop or lessen the consequences of these hypothetical outcomes. […]

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Streamlining Supply Chain Audits: How Businesses Can Save Time and Improve Efficiency

Supply chain audits are a crucial part of keeping modern corporate processes transparent, compliant, and effective. However, these audits frequently turn out to be time- and resource-intensive, which has an effect on a company’s total productivity. Depending on the complexity of the business, the typical time to complete a supply chain audit might range from several weeks to several months. […]

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Certificate of Conformity: The Ultimate Guide for Manufacturing Companies

A Certificate of Conformity (CoC) is a document that certifies that your product meets the required standards or specifications. It can help you ensure product quality and safety, avoid legal liabilities and penalties, and enhance customer confidence and brand reputation. In this ultimate guide, we will explain everything you need to know about CoC for manufacturing companies. […]

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TPRM in Manufacturing: Strengthening Business Resilience and Supply Chain Integrity

Third-party risk management (TPRM) is a critical imperative for the manufacturing industry, as it can help mitigate potential risks associated with third-party relationships, such as quality issues, delivery delays, regulatory non-compliance, cybersecurity breaches or reputational damage. In this blog post, we will discuss the key components, benefits and best practices of an effective TPRM program, and how Certainty Software can help you streamline your TPRM processes and improve your vendor performance and compliance. […]

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