Flexible, Strong & Built-to-Last: Our QMS Software

ARMATURE’s supplier quality management solution flexes to fit your quality needs Each enterprise has its own way of managing quality, which is why the supplier quality management software you choose needs to be flexible enough to mold to your processes, even as they change over time. ARMATURE hits the sweet spot that most organizations fall into:…


Quality Management Personnel Get a Rebrand

We were struck by Frank Armstrong’s 2016 article in Quality Digest, in which he discusses negative perceptions of quality management personnel throughout manufacturing facilities. Quality engineers are often viewed as bullies or cops, the ones who come looking for problems and stir up a lot of extra work for the suppliers and departments they audit….


CHEA’s 2017 Annual Conference: A Summary in Tweets

When it comes time to reflect on a conference as chock-full of information and insights as last week’s CHEA 2017 Annual Conference, Twitter sure comes in handy. Like many others, we tweeted throughout the two-day gathering, and our tweets captured the highlights as they occurred. Here are some of the tweets, themes, and takeaways that…


Senior Architect by Day, Science Fair Judge by Night

For ARMATURE’s Cat Fletcher, a devotion to STEM is in her genes Two nights ago, Cat Fletcher volunteered as a judge at the South Lakes High School Science Fair. This is something she’s been doing for the past eight years, and it’s a family affair: her mother and brother also judge the event. Given ARMATURE’s…


Facing the Flames: Samsung Gets Real About the Note 7

All product recalls are not created equal. Some fly mostly under the radar, while others garner more media attention than a Kardashian (well, almost). The brand disasters that light up the news and wreak havoc on manufacturers tend to be the dangerous ones—if people are hurt, or put at risk, due to your product malfunctioning,…


Why Customers Love Our Responsive/Adaptive Application

We make all the pieces fit, regardless of which device you’re on. The ARMATURE application is a sophisticated beast. In order to support the complex processes our customers follow to uphold standards and ensure compliance across their organizations, our product needs to be able to do a lot of things, well. And it does. But…


For Accreditors and Quality Professionals, the New Year’s Resolution Spirit Never Dies

It’s the first week of 2017, which means that self-improvement season is in full swing. For the rest of the month, many of us will struggle to find a parking spot at the gym and will have to queue up for a spin on the elliptical. A new year is always full of potential and…


How to Build Teams Using ARMATURE’s Accreditation Software

Accreditors—how do you currently build your onsite assessment teams? If you’re like many of the accreditors we’ve talked to over the years, you follow a manual process: a staff member is responsible for sorting through the list of potential volunteers and reaching out to them one at a time, then confirming each and every team…


How to Make the UX Magic Happen

Like many aspects of technology, user experience (UX) design is both an art and a science. It blends the art of human understanding with the science of technology. When done well, UX transforms a bunch of complex code from siloed features into an end-to-end user experience that is elegant, intuitive, and highly effective. UX is…


ARMATURE’s Cat Fletcher to Speak at Selenium Conference

ARMATURE is a company of innovators and thought leaders, and we love to brag about our team members when they speak at conferences or do other awesome things. This month, we’re proud to announce that our senior architect, Cat Fletcher, will be speaking about refactoring for testability at SeleniumConf London. Cat’s expertise on this topic…