QISS PLATFORM TOOL: RISK MANAGEMENT

QISS Early Warning Indicator (EWI) Non-Conformance Reporting Risk Based Improvement MoC

ISO 9001:2015, and its increased emphasis on Risk Management, has provided a challenge to many companies in their efforts to update their compliance activities to meet the new standard. QISS Risk Management is a comprehensive, efficient and effective tool for Assessing, Evaluating, Tracking, Mitigating and Proactively Managing Risk to adhere to not just the minimum requirements of the standard, but to also to use the processes to develop a competitive advantage in Process Management.

The individual QISS Functional Tools below form a fully integrated Process Management Tool that enables a seamless process for managing Risk from identification to mitigation of risk factors within any business process.


Early Warning Indicator (EWI)

The QISS Early Warning Indicator (EWI) or Leading Indicators Functional Tool allows users to define factors within their data sets that can indicate elevated risk, then automatically generate reminders to perform Risk Assessments of the flagged Risk Factors. The functional tool includes the following:

  • Configurable leading indicator data points
  • Configurable trend parameters
  • Configurable analysis date ranges
  • Action triggers when elevated risk is identified
  • Helps target areas for Risk Assessments to proactively mitigate previously unidentified risks

Non-Conformance Reporting (NCR)

The QISS Non-Conformance Reporting (NCR) / Findings Functional Tool is an integrated software tool designed to document Non Conformances and/or Findings and manage the process of investigating and communicating performance. The QISS NCR / Findings functional tool includes the following:

  • Ability to initiate internal, supplier, or customer NCRs
  • Ability to add custom fields
  • Ability to assign supplier representative to complete activities for a supplier NCR
  • Ability for customer representative to initiate NCRs
  • Ability to send to MRB members
  • Ability to setup failure modes, categories and disposition types
  • Ability to make Disposition Actions
  • Dashboard to view pending assignments
  • Configurable email functionality for assignments, notices and past due assignments
  • Charts & Reports
  • Advance email notification about assignments coming due
  • Advanced search feature to filter out records by specifying filtering criteria
  • Analytics – Configurable charts and reports
  • Ability to undo last action
  • Ability to delete NCRs that are no longer needed
  • Ability to edit NCRs
  • Ability to add comments and attachment to an open NCR anytime while it is open
  • Configurability of view columns

Risk Based Improvement/ Initiative (RBI)

The QISS Risk Based Improvement/ Initiative (RBI) Functional Tool has been developed to comprehensively assess, record and manage risks that have been identified with EWI and or individual risk assessments. The RBI functional tool includes the following:

  • Ability to configure RPN/Risk score
  • Ability to manager FMEA/ERM method
  • Ability to initiate a risk
  • Ability to search Risk Database to minimize same type of Risk to record in the risk register
  • Ability to initiate internal, supplier, or customer risks
  • Ability to add custom fields
  • Ability to assign a responsible person for each risk assessment
  • Ability to add to a consequence with RPN number
  • Charts & Reports
  • Advance email notification about assignments coming due
  • Advanced search feature to filter out records by specifying multiple match criteria
  • Ability to initiate a local prevention for a particular risk that has already been assessed
  • Ability to add custom fields
  • Ability to assign a responsible person for each RP
  • Ability to complete LP steps (developing solution, implementing solution and verifying effectiveness)
  • Ability to control approvers for each RP step
  • Ability to record new revised RPN/Risk score
  • Ability to assign contingency plan
  • Charts & Reports
  • Advance email notification about assignments coming due
  • Advanced search feature to filter out records by specifying multiple match criteria
  • Ability to undo last action
  • Ability to edit last completed action
  • Dashboard to view pending assignments

Management of Change

The QISS Management of Change Functional Tool has been developed to manage, in accordance with most global standards, the process of making changes to business processes in any organization. The QISS Management of Change functional tool includes the following:

  • Ability to initiate MoC
  • Ability to set change origin to internal, supplier, or customer
  • Ability to add custom fields
  • Ability to assign a responsible person for each MoC
  • Ability to attach risk assessment and detailed Plan to proceed
  • Ability to send to approvers for approval of the change
  • Ability to undo last action
  • Ability to edit last completed action
  • Dashboard to view pending assignments
  • Advance email notification about assignments coming due
  • Advanced search feature to filter out records by specifying multiple match criteria
  • Ability to reopen a closed MoC

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