Entries by Boris Lutz

Microsoft Opens Datacenters in Switzerland

It’s live ! Microsoft cloud is now available in Switzerland. Microsoft’s cloud datacenter regions in Switzerland are up and running with local data residency for security and control as well as redundancy across the Zurich and Geneva areas. In the first phase, selected customers (early adopters) will benefit from Microsoft cloud services in Switzerland. General […]

Building an Efficient Skill or Competency Matrix with Office 365 & SharePoint

Innovative way to manage skills, competencies and produce an interactive skill matrix dashboard, using Power Automate for automation, Power BI for reporting and BPA Quality on SharePoint/Office 365. In ISO 9001:2015, the clause 7.2 specifically requires an organization to determine the necessary competency of collaborators and ensure they are qualified on the basis of appropriate […]

Simplifying Audit Management with Office 365/SharePoint

Innovative approach for managing audits by using BPA Quality and Microsoft Office 365 technologies like Flow for automation, Power Apps for mobility and Power BI for advanced reporting. Managing audits or inspections is not an easy process. Typical considerations when managing audits include: audit planning and preparation, audit execution – e.g. with a mobile device, […]

Text Recognition AI Plugin Brings Unique OCR Capabilities to BPA Apps

Disruptive way to scan a business card, read contact details and transfer data in BPA software, by using a mobile phone or a tablet. Microsoft Office 365 brings new AI capabilities for text recognition and business card scanning. These new features can be easily integrated with BPA apps to solve typical business problems, like processing […]

Object Detection AI Model Applied to Quality Management

Disruptive way to detect a non-compliant product and register a nonconformity using BPA software and the object detection AI model provided by the Microsoft power platform with Office 365. BPA is exploring new areas to continuously simplify and improve business processes. This scenario presents a disruptive way to detect a non-compliant product by taking photos […]

VisualSP and BPA Solutions Partner to Deliver Ultimate Customer Success

VisualSP specializes in providing context sensitive on-screen guidance to end users. The VisualSP Help System makes the end user experience simple, effortless, and efficient. It cuts down on help desk costs by providing step-by-step guidance to users at the moment of need. More than 2 million users of Microsoft technologies around the world currently benefit […]

Introducing Contextual Help & Training Add-in for BPA Software

BPA Solutions entered into a partnership with VisualSP, editor of a walkthrough software for SharePoint and Office 365. Not only end users will benefit from contextual help to use BPA’s software, they will get online training about quality, risk, GDPR processes and documents to improve quality of the delivered products and services. Splash screens provide […]

Simplifying Document Approval Flows with eSignature and Office 365

Simplifying compliance document approval with eSignatures and Microsoft Office 365 automation tools. Managing compliance documents is not an easy process. Typical considerations when managing document include: document creation from templates document approval flow with alerts document signatures and traceability document versioning document distribution and training document revision and archival document access permissions The above video […]

Conversation Flows for Problem Solving – ASQ Conference 2019

Disruptive approach to investigate and solve problems by using conversation flows with BPA Quality and Microsoft Office 365 technologies, presented at ASQ Conference 2019. The whole demo is a fully configurable no-code scenario and includes the following Office 365 technologies: Power Apps for the mobile app, Teams for the conversation flow, BPA Quality on SharePoint […]