Quality Conversations: When Quality Takes the Lead

What role should quality professionals play in driving organizational success? What built-in advantages do quality teams have when it comes to setting the strategic agenda for the business? Mike Turner, Managing Partner of Oakland Consulting, has been pondering these questions—and many others—for years. As an experienced business consultant who specializes in bridging the gap between…


5 Reasons to Visit the ARMATURE Booth at the 2018 ASQ WCQI

The ARMATURE team will be at the 2018 ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement on April 20th-May 2nd, and we’d love to see you there. It’s a huge event with lots to see and do, but here are five reasons to pay Booth #719 a visit. If you’re tired of the same old options,…


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…


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…


Quality Conversations: The Chartered Quality Institute

  Here at ARMATURE, we love having quality conversations. We take every opportunity to learn about quality and we don’t shy away from the big questions: What challenges do you face as a quality professional? What are your proudest quality management moments? What lessons do you have to share with the community? And what does…


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…


A Quality Move: Introducing Nathan Lynch

When we think about quality at ARMATURE, we always consider how we can deliver the best end-to-end service we possibly can to our accreditation and manufacturing customers. Exceptional service, in our view, is grounded in listening and humility. We take the time to get to know our customers and truly understand their pain points and…


Smart Reporting Tools Help You See the Forest for the Trees

A good quality management software solution helps you see the forest for the trees–and lets the quality insights shine through. Quality leaders need to be able to zoom in and out. To capture their organization’s entire universe of quality and compliance data, and then leverage that information to spot trends and triage minor issues before they turn…


Quality Conversations: Universal Polymer & Rubber

What is the state of manufacturing in America? This question has been on our minds for some time now, and after reading articles and reports on the subject, we decided to take a closer look by talking to some of the men and women on the front lines of the industry. The following interview with…


Measuring Innovation @ The Quality Show

Last week’s Quality Show showcased a dazzling array of manufacturing innovations and demonstrated, once and for all, that the future of the industry is bright and full of potential. The ARMATURE team attended the show to learn about the latest developments in manufacturing; we have a fundamental belief that the power of technology can transform the…


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