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7 Common Validation Questions, Answered

Validation is a complex and multifaceted process that's essential across a variety of regulated industries. Have questions about validation as it relates to your organizational needs? We've taken seven common questions about validation and provided answers that will help you determine how to... Read More

Your Guide to Understanding NIST Calibration

Sensors used in industrial equipment, like those that measure temperature, humidity, and pressure, are designed to be accurate and precise. However, in applications where these measurements are critical for process control or product safety, calibration is needed to confirm that sensors are...

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View Dickson’s Webinar on Thermal Mapping in a COVID-19 Era

Thermal mapping can be a significant undertaking under any circumstances. With the realities of COVID-19 limiting organizations’ ability to have their full teams on-site or bring in outside contractors, it adds another layer of complexity to the process. 

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6 Software Validation Best Practices for Regulated Industries

Software validation, also called “computer system validation”, is a process that confirms a piece of software is designed for and satisfies its intended purpose. It involves reviews during software development or selection, and systematic installation procedures and testing during deployment....

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AS9100: A Guide to the Aerospace Industry’s Quality Management Standard

The AS9100 standard is a document that contains the requirements for implementing a quality management system (QMS) for companies operating in the aerospace industry (aviation, space, and defense). It is the prevalent standard used globally, and in general any companies doing business in this...

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10 Questions About Remote Monitoring, Answered

The rapid pace of technological change in recent years, particularly when it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT), has reshaped many industries — including environmental monitoring. Cloud-based, remote monitoring via internet-enabled data loggers and a central interface to track them all has...

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Temperature Mapping: A Critical Process for Maintaining Compliance

In regulated industries, we often encounter materials and processes that are highly sensitive to temperature and humidity. The storage of certain pharmaceuticals is one example. In these situations, temperature mapping, also referred to as thermal mapping, is a GxP method that is used to prevent...

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IQ OQ PQ: How to Navigate Essential Quality Assurance Processes

According to the FDA, “the term qualification refers to activities undertaken to demonstrate that utilities and equipment are suitable for their intended use and perform properly. These activities necessarily precede manufacturing products at the commercial scale.”

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Creating a HACCP Plan: What Your Organization Needs to Ensure Food Safety

Food safety is an underlying concern touching every corner of the food industry, from manufacturers and distributors to the consumers ultimately eating the food. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (or HACCP) is an internationally-recognized method of identifying and managing the risks...

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Remote Monitoring: 4 Key Ways It Can Benefit Your Organization

The rapid pace of technological advancement in the past few years has resulted in the ascension of the Internet of Things (IoT), an online environment in which computers and objects can communicate via an internet connection. This seismic change has impacted many areas of modern life, from...

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