ARMATURE Signs Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce

We are pleased to announce that we are the latest company to sign the Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce. This Charter was conceived by the International Businesses Standards Organization (IBSO), a worldwide independent nonprofit organization that was founded in 2011 to create, promote, and maintain evaluative and ethical standards for the global business community….


Compliance Matters: ARMATURE @ COMPLY2017

This week was full of excitement for ARMATURE, as two of our team members headed up to NYC to attend COMPLY2017. As a company that builds game-changing accreditation management software and quality management software for organizations in a range of industries, we understand the critical role compliance plays in mitigating risk and driving quality across the…


Audit Management Software Built for Online & Offline Use

Our 17+ years of experience building audit management software has taught us that quality knows no bounds: a quality audit can happen deep inside a mine, around sensitive laboratory equipment, at a nuclear plant, or even on a hot air balloon. As an auditor, you won’t always have online access when you’re conducting a site…


Supplier Quality Management in the Age of Globalization

Today’s manufacturers rely on an ever-increasing network of international suppliers to produce their goods. While there are certainly advantages to reaching beyond national borders, there are challenges to globalization that place a strain on quality inspectors: bribery, corruption, and cultural differences, to name a few. A supplier may accuse an inspector of being too harsh,…


ARMATURE Debuts Supplier Quality Management Software @ ASQ

  Last week was an exciting week for our team, as we flew down to beautiful Charlotte, NC to exhibit at ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement. After hobnobbing with the fun folks at Crayola, Honda, Accenture, and so many other standout brands, we can say with confidence that the future of quality is…


3 Common Supplier Quality Management Challenges, Solved by Our Software

We love to talk quality. Over the past several years, we’ve spoken with countless manufacturing quality leaders who all say the same thing: they face challenges related to data, disparate systems, and organizational culture. ARMATURE’s supplier quality management software is designed to solve these common problems in a way that’s seamless and intuitive—so you can…


ARMATURE Software Insights from a Former Accreditor

Megan Seid knows accreditation. Before she joined ARMATURE in September of 2016, she worked as an Accreditation and Reaccreditation Specialist for the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), where she processed approximately 200 accreditation applications and 500 reaccreditation applications (not to mention countless phone calls and emails) per year. Now she works as a Support Administrator…


How to Write an RFP to Get the Solution You Need

In our 17 years of business, we’ve seen hundreds of RFPs. Some have dazzled us with detailed requirements and clear objectives, while others have left us feeling, um, uninspired. What separates the good from the bad and the ugly, in our experience, comes down to assembling the right team, allowing enough time, and defining what…


For Accreditation Data Collection, Configurability is Key

Is our accreditation data up to the task of demonstrating good 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 Software in an Age of Heightened Scrutiny

Our process management tool gives accreditors a full view into their quality processes. For almost 15 years, 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 the wake…