Brentford, Middlesex, UK, 10 February, 2014. Sword Achiever, a specialist supplier of enterprise Quality and Risk Management solutions, has teamed up with LNS Research to present a Webcast and launch its new eBook about harnessing Enterprise Quality Management (EQM) to support and promote Operational Excellence.
The Webcast entitled ‘Understanding Your Quality Management Maturity’ will present the LNS Research’s four progressive stages of quality management with an overview of the EQMS framework.
The accompanying eBook from Sword Achiever provides a technology roadmap as a practical guide to developing their Quality Management maturity.
The Webcast takes place on Tuesday 18 February, at 3pm GMT (London), 10am Eastern Standard Time (New York) and 7am Pacific Standard time (San Francisco), and is presented by Matthew Littlefield, President and Principal Analyst at LNS Research.
Lisa Sorge, Marketing Director at Sword Achiever stated; “The Webcast and eBook are designed to help manufacturing organisations advance their efforts towards continuous improvement to address challenges such as meeting aggressive growth targets, increasing exports and producing better products; all while keeping control of costs and using fewer resources. In order to achieve this, automation and standardisation are key.”
According to Matthew Littlefield, President and Principal Analyst LNS Research, “Understanding your company’s quality management maturity is an essential first step in the operational excellence journey. The upcoming webcast will highlight how companies can benchmark current performance and make better decisions for how to best allocate resources, build a culture of quality, and leverage technology like EQMS for dramatic improvement and competitive advantage.”
The eBook discusses where each of the various software tools sit within the EQM process, and outlines considerations such as:
- Integration – enabling data and data to flow securely across the enterprise, with instant accessibility for appropriate stakeholders
- Events – understanding and anticipating events likely to trigger significant opportunities and risks.
- Analytics – Accurately measure performance and identify trends in real time business data. Build consolidated reports, eliminating time traditionally spent compiling spreadsheets
- Cloud – Standardise processes and systems across the value chain, utilising the power and easy connectivity of the Cloud.
To register for the webinar: Understanding Your Quality Management Maturity, please visit: https://qualitydigest.webex.com/mw0401l/mywebex/default.do?nomenu=true&siteurl=qualitydigest&service=6&rnd=0.7484521764246679&main_url=https%3A%2F%2Fqualitydigest.webex.com%2Fec0701l%2Feventcenter%2Fevent%2FeventAction.do%3FtheAction%3Ddetail%26confViewID%3D1004823699%26%26%26%26siteurl%3Dqualitydigest
For a copy of the eBook ‘Technology Roadmap for Enterprise Quality Management’, and a copy of the article ‘Enterprise Quality Management is critical to achieving Operational Excellence’ please contact Andreina West, 01491 639500, firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTES to EDITORS
About LNS Research
LNS Research provides advisory and benchmarking services to help Line-of-Business and IT executives make critical decisions. Our research focuses on providing insights into the metrics, leadership, business processes, and technology capabilities needed for achieving Operational Excellence. Current coverage areas include:
- Enterprise Quality Management Software (EQMS)
- Industrial Energy Management (IEM)
- Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S)
- Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM)
- Asset Performance Management (APM)
For further information please visit: www.lnsresearch.com
About Sword Achiever
Sword Achiever, part of Sword Group, is the European-based leader in EQMS solutions, supporting Operational Excellence. With customers worldwide, Sword Achiever has a proven track record of providing critical business management software solutions since 1993.
Sword Achiever’s platform – AchieverPlus – powers Quality, Risk, Safety and Compliance processes by integrating data, automating workflows, and acting a hub to provide businesses with the information needed for vital business decisions and competitive advantage.
For further information please visit: www.sword-achiever.com
Tel: +44 (0) 7801 336 647
Andreina West/Mary Phillips
Tel: +44 (0) 1491 639500