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How Digitization Facilitates Safe and Connected Operations During and Beyond Post Covid-19 Manufacturing

How Digitization Facilitates Safe and Connected Operations During and Beyond Post Covid-19 Manufacturing

April 23, 2021

COVID-19 exposed weaknesses in manufacturing, but those weaknesses were impacting shop floors long before the pandemic. Thankfully, the industry march towards digitization is offering new levels of flexibility. And manufacturers will benefit both during COVID-19 and beyond. Join us as we explore how to:

• Improve manufacturing time by ditching paper-based processes.

• Implement fully configurable digital systems.

• Increase visibility and communication on the shop floor.

• Make it easier for workers to operate remotely.

• Maximize productivity, eliminate data input errors, and streamline the compliance process. Don’t miss this chance to explore the new solutions that are essential in maintaining your competitive edge.

Presenters:  Brian Curran, SVP of Strategic Growth, MasterControl and Katie Farley, Product Manager, MasterControl

 

Link to Webinar Replay.

https://www.mastercontrol.com/learning-center/all-videos/how-digitization-facilitates-safe-and-connected-operations-during-and-beyond-post-covid-19-mfg

Navigating Constant Change With Flexible Quality Systems

Navigating Constant Change With Flexible Quality Systems

February 5, 2021

Since the COVID-19 pandemic started over a year ago, businesses have learned that constant change is the new normal. There will always be outside forces that companies need to adapt to, many of which are unforeseen, and there’s a continual need for resilience. One of the things that MasterControl customers have noticed is how going digital and using our solutions helps them when these issues arise. They can communicate more effectively, keep their operations going, and maintain quality with minimal interruption.

We’ve already moved our customers from paper to digital — now we’re focused on data intelligence. Data intelligence is all about using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to make data-driven decisions. Or, in some cases, simply enabling the applications to make those decisions without human involvement. This level of connectivity brings quality into every part of your organization, giving you a true culture of quality.

Key takeaways from this session include:

  • How common quality pains are solved by digitizing.
  • How a connected platform allows improved agility/resilience.
  • The benefits of connecting quality data and using it to drive decision-making.
  • How a culture of quality driven by connected data and metrics can help your business thrive.
Manufacturing Technology: Features and Functionality for Changing Environments

Manufacturing Technology: Features and Functionality for Changing Environments

February 5, 2021

COVID-19 has exposed issues within the manufacturing industry, which may never be the same. The global pandemic illustrates why it is critical for manufacturers to be adaptable. Forward-thinking companies need to adopt the right technology now to ensure they can adapt to the current environment and prepare for the future.

The Rise of Intelligent Quality: Shifting to Flexible and Dynamic Processes

The Rise of Intelligent Quality: Shifting to Flexible and Dynamic Processes

February 5, 2021

The traditional approach to quality in the life sciences has mainly been focused on control and standardization. As the industry continues to evolve, companies are finding it necessary to incorporate flexibility and improved collaboration into their quality management methodologies. These shifts are creating exciting opportunities to leverage emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning and natural language processing for data collection, analysis and connectivity.

The New Ecosystem Dynamics: Digitization as a Driver of Global Quality Alignment and Innovation

The New Ecosystem Dynamics: Digitization as a Driver of Global Quality Alignment and Innovation

February 5, 2021

Outsourcing isn’t a trend in the life sciences – it’s the new way of doing business. MasterControl Executive Vice President of Product Matt Lowe discusses the challenges posed by modern business ecosystems and the criticality of extensible and flexible quality management systems. Lowe will examine the many ways technology platforms can help companies expand quality’s footprint while also enhancing their control over operations and data.

He is joined by Matthew Seitz-Paquette of Fagron who will examine some real-world applications and show the power of QMS extensibility by explaining how the personalized medicine and compound pharmaceutical company has leveraged advanced digital tools to align quality processes between multiple global sites and streamline its training processes.

Lowe and Seitz-Paquette will share examples of the benefits that can be achieved by effectively connecting quality data and processes with robust platforms.

Episode 10: Future Proofing – Digital Production Records, QMS and Validation

Episode 10: Future Proofing – Digital Production Records, QMS and Validation

February 4, 2021

Presented by MasterControl in collaboration with MedTech Association and MassMEDIC. In Episode 10 of this 10-part series, SVP of Strategic Growth Brian Curran and Principal Product Management Director Terrance Holbrook talk about how to stay flexible for future changes by digitizing.

Key takeaways include:
• The adaptability of a digital production records system.
• What to look for in a quality management system (QMS).
• The benefits of risk-based validation.

Episode 9: Future Proofing – Continuing Production Beyond Exemption

Episode 9: Future Proofing – Continuing Production Beyond Exemption

February 4, 2021

Presented by MasterControl in collaboration with MedTech Association and MassMEDIC. In Episode 9 of this 10-part series, Senior Director Public Relations and Content Jennifer Hurst and Principal Product Management Director Terrance Holbrook talk about how digitizing will help companies prepare for the aftermath of the pandemic.

Key takeaways include:
• How the pandemic has shaped exemptions.
• What companies can do once the pandemic has resolved.
• How a culture of quality prepares your company for the future.

Episode 8: Documentation – Quality Event Management and Audit

Episode 8: Documentation – Quality Event Management and Audit

February 4, 2021

Presented by MasterControl in collaboration with MedTech Association and MassMEDIC. In Episode 8 of this 10-part series, Product Manager Kim Jackson and Principal Product Management Director Terrance Holbrook talk about digitizing quality event management and how it can improve an organization.

Key takeaways include:
• Importance of process improvement in QEM.
• Problems solved by digitizing QEM.
• Factors to keep in mind while digitizing.

Episode 7: Documentation – Electronic Batch and Device History Records

Episode 7: Documentation – Electronic Batch and Device History Records

October 13, 2020

Presented by MasterControl in collaboration with MedTech Association and MassMEDIC. In Episode 7 of this 10-part series, Product Manager Katie Farley and Principal Product Management Director Terrance Holbrook talk about best practices for and benefits of digitizing manufacturing.

Key takeaways include:
• How to start your digital journey.
• Design best practices for optimizing master batch records and DHRs.
• How connected data helps you achieve OKRs and KPIs.

Episode 6: Documentation – Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Work Instructions

Episode 6: Documentation – Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Work Instructions

October 12, 2020

Presented by MasterControl in collaboration with MedTech Association and MassMEDIC. In Episode 6 of this 10-part series, Product Manager Katie Farley and Principal Product Management Director Terrance Holbrook talk about digitizing your SOPs and work instructions.

Key takeaways include:
• How to digitize your SOPs and work instructions.
• The biggest challenges and how to overcome them.
• The benefits of going digital.

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