As we know, the CAPA process (Corrective Action and Preventive Action) process is of critical importance to every life sciences organization, given its compliance impact and role in driving performance improvement.
Archive for January, 2011
Corrective Action and Preventive Action or Corrective Action and More Corrective Action – Which Do You Have?Monday, January 31st, 2011
Working in Life Sciences you’ve probably been asked, do you have a plan? Some may ask themselves, do I really need a plan? Whether it is a business plan for running the organization, a plan for selecting software, or a plan for validation, I think it’s safe to say all organizations need to plan.
In my previous post, I noted the importance of the renaissance of RFID across industry verticals and what this means for pharmaceutical supply chains in terms of elevating their current level of performance. In this post, I want to focus on another emerging supply chain trend that seems to be gaining significant traction by allowing companies to increase operational responsiveness and flexibility. This area, known as supply chain analytics, hopes to allow for supply chains to quantitatively segment multiple data points to make fact based predictive decisions as a means become “data driven” and improve operational performance.
Over the years I’ve moved away from rigid resolutions for the New Year and moved toward picking something to “do better this year”. Based on recent conversations and experiences at home and work, I’ve selected “communication” as what I would like to focus on this year. Then, I thought it would be a neat blog topic because communication issues challenge many (all?) of our clients, as well.