These days with corporate compliance dictating that managers be more aware and more responsible for what is going on in the processing of data and information inside their companies, it is critical that they reduce risk by being able to track and review information going through the various business processes involved in their company’s different lines of business.
A look ahead: how real-time data helps organizations maximize performance
Real-time data can provide agencies with a deeper understanding of your organization’s performance and provide valuable insight into future training needs. How can your department benefit from greater “intelligence”? Real-time analytics change the way organizations see themselves and influence future performance. Utilizingreal-time data for fire departments deepens the understanding of different training needs to improve apprentices’ learning development and enhance personnel’s...
Optimizing VOC Combustion - Case Study
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are pre-cursors to Ozone pollution and subject to EPA regulations. Thermal and catalytic oxidizers are routinely used to destroy VOC emissions from a variety of industrial sources. NOx and CO are common byproducts created in the burning of natural gas. All of these pollutants can be effectively minimized, but the challenge is engineering a solution that has to work within constraints of an existing system while remaining cost effective to operate. We wanted to share the...
Approval Workflows in QMS
Achieving and maintaining compliance is not an easy job as both ISO and FDA regulations require that documents be approved before they are officially distributed or used either inside or outside the company. Obtaining approval from a group of people for a project plan, a proposal, or any other required document can be a frustrating experience: First, there is the issue of formally recording and keeping track of which people approved which document. Then there is the issue of managing the logistics of getting the...
To Compete or not Compete: Looking at Competition vs. Monopoly in EPR schemes
Across the world PRO organisations are available for companies to join in order to comply with their Extended Producer Responsibility reporting. Compliance schemes are membership organisations that register members with the relevant authority and ensure that companies meet their financial obligations under the different EPR directives. Some countries have a monopoly compliance scheme and others allow competition. This can mean that depending on the country you are selling into, you may not have any choice in...
Compliance Trends in 2017: what to expect, how to prepare
Looking back on 2016, it was without doubt a year of political upheaval and increased scrutiny on the environmental, social and human rights implications of government regulations, corporate practices and consumer habits. In 2017, these changes will fuel additional compliance considerations for corporate supply chains around the world. While the future is anything but certain, our regulatory experts have taken some of the guess work out of helping your compliance team plan for a successful 2017. The following...