Quality management software is typically handled either as an integrated part of your ERP system, or as a 3rd party software, or with copious spreadsheets and manual records. Optimally, a robust QMS that is an integral part of your ERP system is the most efficient and reliable. In this way, there can be no data out of sync with inventory control, lot and serial management, production or customer service. Attivo has extended the Exact Synergy platform to create a single, unified Quality Management System integrated with SAP Business One, Exact Software, and other software solutions.
One of the key industries that the software was developed for is Food and Beverage. When the Food Modernization Safety Act (FSMA) was signed in 2011, it signaled a sea change in how the United States deals with food borne contamination issues. Today, the focus is on preventative measures and also gave the FDA much more power by granting them the ability to order mandatory recalls.
This system replaces all of your spreadsheets and 3rd party software, including:
Metals manufacturing is another key industry for which Attivo developed the Quality Management System.
From a QMS standpoint, there are a lot of similarities between industries. However, many metals and medical device companies are usually subject to other compliance requirements such as ISO 9001 and ISO 13485, FDA scrutiny, etc. which underscore the importance of document control and audit capability. With these factors in mind, the QMS was developed with those compliance requirements and other unique needs in mind, such as: