How to Track & Manage Accreditation Non-Conformances

Accreditors, the world needs you now more than ever before. We live in a world 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,…


Total Eclipse of Anxiety: How ISO Can Calm Your Fears

Next week’s solar eclipse is all the buzz. But while most Americans are reading up on the science behind the eclipse and fixing their eyes on the sky, we here at ARMATURE are thinking about solar glasses and safety. As a company that provides quality management software to manufacturers, we take a special interest in…


How to Keep Pace with Regulatory Change in the Medical Device Industry

Compliance is a major concern shared by medical device manufacturers of all sizes. Every week, we talk to companies that struggle to keep up with the evolving regulatory landscape. Given the strict regulations and ever-increasing scrutiny at play, these companies seek a quality management software solution that can flex and adapt to regulatory changes in…


Do You Recall? Quality Management for a Fast-Paced World

We all live our lives faster than we did yesterday. And the day before. And we want to live it on our terms. Because of this, there’s an expectation among consumers that products and services should be delivered more efficiently, more cost effectively, safer, and without flaws. That’s a big ask, and whether you’re a…


Is Your Quality Management Software FDA Validated?

Is your quality management software FDA validated for use in the medical device industry? Given the importance of FDA compliance for healthcare organizations, it never surprises us to hear this question. Quality leaders understand the need to conform to FDA standards from end to end, so it makes sense that this is a frequently asked…


Managed Services: A Way to Protect Your Investment

When implemented and managed correctly, enterprise software can be truly transformative—empowering better business outcomes, improving efficiency, and driving organizational progress. But choosing the right software solution requires careful research, and decision makers are confronted with choices at every turn. If you’re shopping for a new quality management software solution, one of the key decisions you’ll…


Why Companies Must Foster a Culture of Continuous Improvement

In contemporary society, organizations of all kinds need to keep their finger on the pulse when it comes to quality management—not just for the sake of profit, but as a duty to the customers, communities, and shareholders they serve each day. Too many good companies have failed in recent years because of flaws in their…


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…