ARMATURE to Attend ASPA Spring Conference 2019

We’re gearing up for the ASPA Spring Conference, which kicks off on Monday, and we couldn’t be more excited to attend. With 60+ accreditor members, ASPA supports specialized and professional accreditation agencies and provides a platform for passionate accreditors to network and share ideas. This year’s program is heavy on technology topics — panelists (including…


Quality Conversations: AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology (2 of 2)

We’re back with Tim Shinbara Jr., VP of Technology for  AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Last month, ARMATURE became a member of AMT, and we jumped at the chance to interview Tim for our Quality Conversations series. In the second part of our series (read Part #1 here), Tim shares his perspective on…


Are You Ready to Move Beyond the Checklist?

Audits are hard, and often far less effective than we care to admit. Why is this true, especially today when we have so many digital and technological advantages at our disposal? Thanks to advances in data science, we are now able to identify patterns, trends, issues, and opportunities in our audits. When done well, today’s…


Configurable Dashboards Give Each User a Unique View

[Editor’s Note: As 2018 winds to a close, we’re dusting off some of our most popular posts from the archives and sharing them again. Originally published in September of 2017, this post showcases the preconfigured dashboards embedded within each module/section of ARMATURE Fabric™. These dynamic dashboards provide an overview of activities and progress, and keep everyone…


Driving Operational Excellence in Government Contracting

From AS9100 to ISO and beyond, it all starts with standards. ARMATURE Fabric makes it easy for you to plug in your industry standards and bring them up through different endpoints throughout the system. You can reference one or more criteria (standards and best practices) from pre-built catalogs, or add your own configurable text. Add ratings…


Engineers Canada Partners with ARMATURE on New Online System for Engineering Education Program Accreditation and Reporting

Engineers Canada partners with ARMATURE on new online system for engineering education program accreditation and reporting OTTAWA, ON, October 16, 2018 – Engineers Canada is pleased to announce its partnership with ARMATURE in the delivery of a new data management system to support engineering education program accreditation and the annual Enrolment and Degrees Awarded Survey….


How to Build Data Collection Instruments

Have you ever longed for an easier way to create audits and assessments? What if you could build your own data collection tools, disseminate them to your constituents, and track activity and progress through a flexible, highly configurable platform? What if you could “walk the talk” when it comes to continuous quality improvement, using a…


A Proactive Approach to Laboratory Audit Management

Quality leaders in the clinical laboratory space know better than anyone how essential audits are to the health of their organizations (and the stakeholders they serve). Not only do effective audits help ensure regulatory compliance, but they also provide visibility into the everyday details of your laboratories—and give you a way to troubleshoot issues before…


Accreditation Software That Stands Up to Scrutiny

Editor’s Note: With the ASPA Fall Conference right around the corner, we decided that now would be a good time to dust off and update one of our most popular blog posts from last year. It’s all about the importance of documentation and process rigor in accreditation, which promise to be hot topics at the ASPA…


How ARMATURE Supports Organizational Excellence

When it comes to predicting the future, you have some options: crystal balls, tea leaves, the lines on your palm. But if you’re a business executive who’s been tasked with setting the strategic agenda for your organization, you might prefer an approach that’s a bit more proven and practical. That’s where the Organizational Excellence Framework…


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