Entries by Boris Lutz

Improving Cross-Company Collaboration with BPA, Teams & Office 365/SharePoint

Improving cross-company collaboration, with Teams, Power Apps, Power Automate and BPA Quality on SharePoint/Office 365. Cross-company collaboration is complex, even in the digital world. Emails remain the traditional way to communicate with suppliers, customers and external stakeholders. However, emails are personal, not formatted and not very efficient. Using self-service portals with external stakeholders is a […]

Building Effective Customer Feedback Surveys with Office 365/SharePoint & BPA Apps

Integrated approach for building a customer feedback survey, consolidate data and take the necessary measures, using Forms, Power Automate and BPA Quality on SharePoint/Office 365. In ISO 9001:2015, the clause 9.1 requires an organization to determine appropriate methods for monitoring and measuring customer satisfaction by using customer satisfaction surveys or providing methods for receiving and […]

BPA Quality App on Office 365/SharePoint – 3 Minute-Introduction Video

BPA Quality is an integrated app for Quality, Health, Security and Environment to fit ISO series or any regulation and methodology. It covers all modules needed for efficient continual improvement, like customer satisfaction, supplier evaluation, graphical process maps, compliance document management and more. Customers can extend the app to their needs and replace existing spreadsheets […]

Pareto Analysis as an Effective Quality Improvement Tool

Pareto dashboard example to determine which root causes provoked 80% of nonconformities using BPA Quality on Office 365 and Power BI. In the quality improvement context, a Pareto chart is a simple tool that helps organizations identify the most frequent defects, complaints, or any other factor that can be counted and categorized. The chart takes […]

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 […]