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It is essential that any FDA-regulated company have an effective CAPA system, but unless they drive the company to a confirmed solution to a quality issue, CAPA systems serve no purpose and they can waste resources. Companies are often at a loss as to what an effective CAPA system should look like, so they err by enforcing either too much control or not enough control.
At its core, an effective CAPA system should be a closed loop system, ensuring evaluation of quality input, implementation of corrective actions and evaluation of the results of the changes.
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Exploring Microsoft Test Manager, you can find some shortcuts that will be helpful for the work. One of them is Pausing and Resuming manual test.
When running a manual test in Test Runner, there may be a need for returning to MTM while running a test. You can click on the Pause button (from two different places), but that will not return you to MTM to view any details about the Test Plan or Test Cases.
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Yesterday we talked about FDA 483 Warning Letters and CAPA.
Ensuring that your CAPA system meets the FDA requirements can be complex if you rely on guesswork or if you try to memorize all the regulations relating to CAPA that the FDA publishes. Here is a simple 10 step checklist to help ensure that you have covered all the essentials.
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Executives in Life Sciences organizations that make regulated products have a legal duty to ensure that their company implements whatever measures are necessary to comply with the complex and stringent requirements of the FDA (and other worldwide health organizations) – and they can be held personally liable for failing to conform with regulations.
Two events that keep these executives up at night are upcoming audits and the issuance of 483 observations and warning letter citations. And unfortunately for executives, the FDA has increased the number of warning letters by 625% over the past three years, with 4,882 issued in 2012. (See FDA Inspections, Compliance, Enforcement, and Criminal Investigations for statistics from the past 4 years.)
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Sales tax obligations are not as simple as they used to be. While manually managing sales tax using rate tables perhaps worked in the past, now it can put a company at risk of a negative and costly audit. The reality is that most companies cannot afford to screw up sales tax. With the average audit penalty of $34,000, consequences of making mistakes are dire. Especially in a time where states are short on revenue and looking to uncollected sales tax to help make up that gap, sales tax practices are increasingly under the microscope.
Imagine your accountant coming to you and asking for clear data and information about the amounts of sales tax you collected for the first 6 months of the year. Could you easily pull together the information and show him what you collected? Now picture an auditor who is questioning the figures on your sales tax returns for the prior three years. Could you quickly show him a process that allows for clear traceability? Or would he be waiting a few days for you to produce the data?
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Merit Solutions was featured yesterday in a spotlight by the Illinois Technology Association (ITA), who noted "this week's Spotlight shines on four great companies & individuals who are revolutionizing industries and changing people's lives by using tech and putting Chicago on the national tech map!"
You can see the full spotlight on the ITA website (ITA Spotlight: Merit Solutions), or you can keep reading below.
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Merit Solutions has a new opening in the Chicagoland area for a Recruiting and Human Resources Manager.
Manage global recruiting efforts from initial job posting to candidate evaluation and hiring:
- Build strong relationships with existing team members, our customers and external recruitment agencies.
- Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting.
- Manage outsourced immigration processes in North America and Europe.
- Coordinate onboarding of new employees in coordination with internal managers.
- Work closely with management in innovating and administering performance management.
- Lead people-related initiatives globally.
- Develop and manage recruiting and HR process improvement projects.
- Mentor and manage HR resources.
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Tax management is an integral part of an ERP system. Requirements for calculating and reporting taxes differ significantly from country to country. Therefore, the functionality of a tax module in a truly international ERP system must be comprehensive. The tax module in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
enables you to define a flexible, multidimensional tax setup by using tax codes, tax groups, and item tax groups. The tax module has been designed with an emphasis on sales taxes, but it can process many other kinds of taxes and duties.
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By now you’ve most likely heard the numerous horror stories of botched ERP implementations and the devastating effects they can have on an organization’s success. Some executives are so terrified of these spooky tales that they remain imprisoned by their out-dated, work-around, and manual business systems and processes.
Business transformations can sound “scary”, but they don’t have to be a nightmare! In fact, they should be rewarding and exciting. Here are ten tips on how you (and your users) can survive the transformation:
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