For Accreditation Data Collection, Configurability is Key

Is our accreditation data up to the task of demonstrating outcomes? This is a question that many accrediting organizations are asking themselves these days, and with good reason—more than ever before, accreditors are expected to show that the programs and institutions in their sphere are delivering meaningful instruction to their students, and good quality accreditation…


Screenshot Exploder: Accreditation Review

Our product team is a blur of activity, moving through development sprints at a zippy pace. We managed to freeze them in their tracks for a moment—just long enough to grab a screenshot from their latest accreditation build. Here it is, a hot-off-the-presses peek at our latest accreditation management software upgrade. As a reminder, ARMATURE…


Putting the Pieces Together: Project Management

  The decision to invest in an accreditation management software or quality management software solution is one that involves both technology and people. While you definitely want innovative tools that will make your team more efficient and effective, you also want to work with a company that truly cares about supporting your mission and serving you…


CHEA 2018 Recap: A Pivotal Moment for Accreditation

Given the ever-changing regulatory landscape and the sometimes-heated discussions that take place in the media around the role of accreditation in higher education, it came as no surprise to us that the CHEA 2018 Annual Conference sought to explore and define the “new normal” for accreditation. A “new normal” can mean many things, and can…


A Partnership Approach to Building Accreditation Software

Accreditation is a team sport, involving the coordinated participation of stakeholders across the organization. ARMATURE applies this same spirit of collaboration to our accreditation management software product development process. We solicit feature requests from our accreditation and certification customers, and we use their innovative ideas to guide our product development. The out-of-the-box product we offer today…


Case Study: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

For an organization like the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), qualities such as precision and accuracy are baked into the culture, and a desire for efficiency is part of the DNA. Businesses and regulators around the world rely on the ASME Mark as it signifies their commitment to public safety and quality. Given the…


ASPA Fall Conference 2017: A Summary in Tweets

Accreditation matters. That’s the phrase that keeps running through our heads as we sit down to reflect on the ASPA Fall Conference we attended earlier this week. We always love going to ASPA events, as they give us the opportunity to connect with our customers and friends in the accreditation community while taking deep dives…


Past, Present & Future: A Commitment to Accreditation

ARMATURE has been building software for the accreditation community for more than 15 years, and as you can imagine, we’ve changed a lot in that time. We’ve changed names, moved offices, and updated our product and tech stack countless times to stay ahead of the curve. One constant, though, is our CEO Dave McTaggart. In…


How to Track & Manage Accreditation Non-Conformances

Accreditors, the world needs you now more than ever before. We live in an age of hypervisibility, where any mistake an organization makes is immediately amplified on social media and can have a significant impact on its reputation. The work you do to create and enforce quality standards helps prevent these PR disasters from happening,…


Accreditation Software That Stands Up to Scrutiny

Our process management tool gives accreditors a full view into their quality processes. For almost two decades, we’ve had the privilege of working with accreditors across the country and around the world, and we know firsthand how dedicated our customers are to ensuring quality in the programs and institutions they oversee. But in recent years,…


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