The software from MasterControl for change management provides a change form for collecting and tracking data related to a change order. The pre-configured, multi-page best practice form prompts users to enter information about the request for change, then tracks its evaluation, approval/ rejection, implementation, verification, possible validation, and closure.
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Introducing any change into an established business process is always difficult. With the number of processes continuously growing, it becomes increasingly difficult to successfully implement changes in the existing set of procedures. Because of these difficulties, management must pay particular attention to and properly plan for changes that must be implemented in a controlled environment. This, in turn, necessitates the configuration of specific parameters to effectively control changes implemented in the system. Manual or paper-based change control processes cannot provide managers and executives with the proper tools to incorporate necessary changes. With MasterControl change management software, companies are empowered to implement, manage, monitor, and control changes to their business practices.
Modern trends in technology magnify a company's adaptability to change. MasterControl change management software enables companies of any size to automate their change control processes with the help of forms. Since a change can be requested from various sources, it is important to collect all information pertaining to a change in order to evaluate the scope and magnitude of the change. MasterControl change management software allows this information to be stored and automatically fed into to a CAPA form. Instead of dedicating a specific resource to manually enter data, management can save valuable time by automatically connecting processes and flawlessly transferring data. MasterControl maintains links so that users can create parent / child relationships between multiple change requests.
Having an effective change management process in place ensures that all process changes are well controlled so that any instance of loss of quality is completely minimized. Companies usually run a risk of implementing unplanned changes, which is why it is important to monitor change requests that are initiated from various locations. MasterControl change management software is completely web-based so it allows all authorized employees to be involved in the change control process from anywhere across the globe. The MasterControl change management system allows management to evaluate risks - as well as the scope and implications of the potential risk - so they are better able to develop proper plans for implementing changes without any adverse ramifications.
MasterControl change management software allows companies to establish a proper workflow for documenting changes. Each step within the change control process is well documented. in addition, the document approval lifecycle is streamlined which enables prompt approval of documents in virtual vaults. Employees can refer to those documents and continue to execute their assigned tasks by following the updated documents. This simplifies the organization and alignment of business practices in accordance with the updated processes.
With the establishment of a central and secure knowledge bank, management can create training programs to educate employees about the latest changes pertaining to standard operating procedures (SOPs). MasterControl change management process software can be seamlessly integrated with training control. This allows a change to a document / process that calls for new training to invoke training tasks automatically. Companies can also be assured of sustained regulatory compliance with FDA and ISO regulations. Eventually, management is able to establish a change management system that is always is in a continuous state of preparedness for an inspection or audit.
To learn more about the requirements for a change order, and about the change management software that we provide, please contact a MasterControl representative.