Entries by Boris Lutz

Switching from Individual to Team-Oriented Quality

Team-oriented quality and instant collaboration with BPA Quality software on Microsoft Teams. Compliance is not the matter of just a few individuals (usually a “Quality Team”) but the concern of everyone in an organization. As a result, a centralized quality department is not enough to deliver a quick and efficient process improvement outcome. Historically, quality […]

Better Plan Management Reviews with BPA Apps and Microsoft Planner

Management review task plan and checklist with Microsoft Planner. The management review is an important tool for continual improvement required by ISO standards. It’s not easy to plan management reviews, because a lot of tasks are required before, during and after the review. Microsoft Planner is a great tool for planning management review tasks. The […]

Introducing BPA Reports on Power BI

Reporting is the ultimate layer any software must provide for communicating business critical insights to decision makers. BPA is releasing new prebuilt business intelligence reports – built on Microsoft Power BI – ready to be plugged in our Office 365 modern app for quality and compliance. These reports have been designed to answer quality and […]

Releasing Workflow Automation Set for Ultimate Document Management

We have designed a set of 13 automated workflows – built on Microsoft Power Automate – for simplified document approval, publication and training. Workflows are generic to cover the needs of most organizations and very flexible to be adapted if needed. They include automated rules to trigger actions and notifications which reduce manual work, avoiding […]

Announcing Software Validation Package with BPA Apps

The BPA software validation package includes documents mentioned in this process flow. In regulated industries, it’s required to validate any software which has an impact on the delivered products. The concerned software are typically used for design and development, production, monitoring and measurement, quality and document management activities. According to ISO 13485:2016, MDF and FDA, […]

Introducing New Prebuilt Workflow Templates on Power Automate

Process automation is a key factor when working with our business software solutions. By automating processes, organizations reduce time to run processes, reduce manual work and related errors, and improve performance. We have developed prebuilt workflow templates with Microsoft Power Automate, ready to be used with our software solutions. Workflows have been designed based on […]

Audits Made Easy with the New Audit Power Apps

Audit management is not a straightforward process and includes different steps for planning & preparation, execution, follow-up, and closing. At BPA, we have developed tools to simplify the overall audit process: The audit module in BPA Quality is the place to plan and prepare audits by selecting questions for any quality standard or inspection type. […]

Introducing BPA List Search App on Microsoft Teams

Search and share information from BPA directly within a chat conversation in Microsoft Teams. Over the past months, we investigated different ways to achieve 2-ways communication between our SharePoint apps and Microsoft Teams. First, we explored a new way to solve problems with instant discussions. Secondly, we looked at adaptive cards to better interact with […]