Quality4.0

Shift to Quality 4.0 at Each Stage of the Value Chain

Shift to Quality 4.0 at Each Stage of the Value Chain

At BPA Solutions, we propose an agile end-to-end QMS software aligning people, processes and technology to simplify your quality 4.0 journey by leveraging your existing Microsoft 365 tools.

  • People: we bring simple tools to improve quality, for everyone, on any device.
  • Processes: we shift to instant quality improvement with team workflows and discussions.
  • Technology: we unleash the power of Microsoft 365 technologies with automation, AI and BI.

Quality 4.0 – BPA Value Proposition

In the journey towards implementing Quality 4.0 initiatives, we recommend to start simple by looking at your pain points, check opportunities and make a small scale pilot. Here is our value proposition:

  • Increase the speed and quality of decision making with prebuilt automated workflows and shift to instant quality improvement with discussions, video conferencing, and business intelligence reports.
  • Improve transparency, traceability, and auditability with a simplified access to your end-to-end QMS software by everyone, on any device. Simplify auditing with our prebuilt Audit Power Apps.
  • Evolve relationships and organizational boundaries to reveal opportunities for continuous improvement by including internal and external stakeholders on secured workspaces and workflows.
  • Augment human intelligence with coming AI tools to search for document content by asking natural questions and find similarities.

Make each stakeholder an actor of your continual improvement system, thanks to BPA modern apps.

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BPA Modern Apps

Moving to Modern Apps from BPA Classic Apps

The new released BPA modern apps for Quality, Medical, CRM and App Builder bring ultimate user experience and performance with Office 365.

The table below shows a high level feature comparison between BPA classic apps and the new modern apps.

High Level Features Modern Classic
BPA Quality, CRM and App Builder apps

X

X

BPA Medical App

X

Better user experience and performance (answering time)

X

Use the app on any device (phones, tablets, etc.) thanks to responsive design

X

Better compatibility with O365 technologies (Office, SharePoint, Teams, Power Platform, Forms, Power BI)

X

Use the app in Microsoft Teams

X

BPA Power Extensions (prebuilt power automate workflows, Power Apps, Power BI reports) ready to be used with modern apps

X

Prebuilt Power Automate workflows for document management, nonconformities, audits, changes, actions, etc. ready to be used with modern apps

X

Prebuilt Power Automate eSignature workflows (ready to be used with BPAMedical365)

X

BPA Audit Power Apps, ready to be used with BPA Quality and Medical

X

BPA Incident Power Apps, ready to be used with BPA Quality and Medical

X

Prebuilt Power BI reports, ready to be imported in the client O365 environment

X

Prebuilt modules for environmental aspects, health and safety hazards, assets IT security (included in BPAQuality365)

X

Prebuilt modules for product lifecycle management; products, versions, changes, FMEA, technical files (included in BPAMedical365)

X

BPA Master Detail component (view all items + details and relations in one single page)

X

BPA Modern eSignature component (based on MS multi factor authentication)

X

Full page width mode (display items/documents in full page width)

X

Share to Teams (start a discussion in Teams)

X

BPA Modern Reminder component (create conditional reminder rules, e.g. 1 single notification to assignee for all late actions)

X

Embed graphical Office documents in BPA forms and components

X

Coming AI and ML features (searching document by asking natural questions, search for similarities)

X

BPA Query component* (building multi-list queries)

X

BPA Permissions component* (breaking permissions based on conditions)

X

BPA KPI component* (displaying indicators or risks in a scorecard)

X

Developed on the latest SharePoint Framework and Microsoft development technologies.

X

* scenarios exist to replace these features with modern apps and Office 365 technologies (ask your BPA team).

We propose our clients different migration paths from on premise/cloud classic apps to modern apps.

On premises Classic to Modern Apps

The recommended path is to migrate the whole BPA site to Office 365 Classic and progressively create modern pages with BPA modern components. The benefit is to keep existing configurations in classic mode and progressively introduce modern experience modules with no system interruption. This scenario requires a SharePoint migration tool.

In case few configurations have been done, another path would be to start from the out-of-the-box modern template and migrate existing data module per module. This option would best fit in case changes and improvements need to be done while migrating.

Any existing automated workflow need to be redone with Power Automate. BPA propose prebuilt workflow sets ready to be imported in your tenant and plugged in with our modern apps. This drastically saves implementation time.

Office 365 Classic to Modern Apps

Good news, no data migration is needed in this case. Simply start creating pages with BPA modern components to display existing data and progressively introduce modern modules to end users. Trained power users will be autonomous to do the transition after a short knowledge transfer.

Depending the amount of configurations done with classic, another path would be to start from the new modern templates and import existing data.

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Teams Medical Software

Medical Compliance Software on Teams & Office 365 – Introduction Video

Medical Compliance Software on Microsoft Teams and Office 365.

BPAMedical365 is a disruptive cloud software for quality and compliance, designed for any regulated industry, ready to be installed in your secure Microsoft Teams and Office 365 environment. The app is modern – runs on any device – it’s flexible to adapt to your needs – and innovative – leveraging your Microsoft 365 tools.

The app includes prebuilt integrated modules to cover ISO 13485, FDA and Medical Device regulations.

Use the app on any device, like a phone or a tablet, to access documents, view eSignatures, navigate in the QMS, view nonconformities, log an incident using intelligent conditional forms, and search the whole QMS portal.

With Teams, you have a single entry point to access your QMS, including discussions to instantly interact with team members, approvals, and video conferencing. This will boost efficiency !

The app is not like a traditional quality tool, it’s a collaborative workspace for the whole company, dedicated to continual improvement, and including all SharePoint capabilities.

eSignatures ensure only authorized users sign their piece of work, like approving a compliance document, or investigating a nonconformity.

BPA has developed prebuilt Power Automate workflows for each software module, ready to be imported in your tenant.

Ready-for-use Power BI reports bring consolidated data to managers for quick decision making.

We have developed generic Power Apps to plug and play with BPAMedical365 for easy incident registration by taking photos and simplified auditing even while offline.

Go a step further, meet your industry 4.0 objectives, comply with good practices in regulated industries, and reach instant quality improvement with BPAMedical365, Teams and Microsoft technologies.

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Bring Engaging & Useful Solutions to Your Clients – Become a BPA Partner

Are you an independent Consultant or Consulting Office active in Quality, Compliance, Risk, Security, Environmental, Medical or Business Consulting? We have a great program for You.

Become a BPA Partner
Offer Your Clients Engaging & Useful Solutions in Becoming a BPA Partner

Digital transformation is a reality for all sizes of organizations and should be part of any continual improvement project. More and more, customers expect from consultants to provide digital solutions to support best practices.

At BPA Solutions, we want to help consultants providing simple, engaging and useful apps for continual improvement to their customers.

Benefits for End Customers

  • With BPA apps, you bring your clients disruptive cloud software solutions to reach their Quality & Industry 4.0 objectives, running on any device with Microsoft Teams and Office 365.
  • With Office 365, your clients leverage their existing Microsoft technologies to achieve more and be successful.
  • Not only your clients get high-value business consulting services, they get a digital workflow-driven continual improvement solution to support your delivered services, to be used by everyone in the daily business.

Benefits for Consultants

  • Differentiate from competitors in bringing more value to your clients, increase sales, and get rewarded.
  • BPA apps bring new opportunities for consultants to propose additional remote services to your clients and include your own branded documents and consulting tools, like gap analysis, audit checklists, management reviews, document reviews, risk monitoring, assignment of corrective actions, etc.
  • With BPA apps and Microsoft Teams, you have a single point of access to your client’s software, together with instant discussions and video conferencing.

BPA support you in presenting and selling BPA apps to your customers and guide you using apps together with your customers.

If you like modern technologies and want to propose innovative services to your clients, click here to simply express interest to be a BPA Partner now !

New Partner: Total Blueprint Solutions Pty Ltd for Australia & New Zealand

BPA Solutions is excited to announce a new partnership in Australia & New Zealand: Total Blueprint Solutions based in Sydney, provide consultancy services to assist businesses with implementation of a range of ISO Standards. They facilitate the process undertaken to obtain the Certification by performing auditing services both pre and post implementation, including GAP analysis.

BPA Partner

David Evans, Director and Founder, states :

“We pride ourselves on providing valuable insights into how your business can become fully compliant within the requirements of the industry you operate in and become quality assured with your own Business Blueprint to ISO Standards, including but not limited to, ISO9001:2015 Quality Management, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management, ISO45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety and ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management.

We can also offer a fully integrated Management System that covers all the above standards if this is a requirement for your business. Our unique approach is not only what differentiates us, but also what makes us successful. We provide a tailored range of services and solutions to suit your needs to help your business facilitate change, achieve visions, optimise quality, performance, productivity and above all compliance.

Businesses experiencing growth are exposed to greater complexities and higher levels of risk. Throughout reviews and business analysis, quite often a huge area of opportunity to limit their exposure and minimise their risks is obtaining ISO Accreditation, though, we find that many often hesitate in pursing this opportunity due to their current limited platforms and processes. It is not unusual for businesses to have their QMS documents, registers and policies hidden amongst files on servers and drives which limits the ease of access throughout all levels of the business.

The true purpose of having a Quality Management System is to enable a business to improve their risk management strategies, overall operational visibility, staff engagement, accuracy of reporting and having document controls in place to ensure only current documents are in circulation.

We are excited that Total Blueprint Solutions have partnered with The BPA Solutions platform, as we can now offer a fully integrated totally blueprinted solutions for ISO Management System with the Microsoft Office 365 suite. As a BPA Partner with fully integrated systems that are very easy, engaging and useful for what a business requires in terms of ISO Accreditation. It also has provided us with a platform that allows us to avoid major coding that can be required with other business operation software suites in order to obtain ISO Accreditation.

BPA has the optimum platforms in terms of today’s business management requirements whilst offering full compliance ability to any ISO standard.”

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Intelligent Teams Forms

Intelligent Forms to Run on Any Device with Teams and SharePoint

Intelligent Teams Forms

Designing intelligent forms including eSignatures with the graphical BPA Form Designer.

There are several limitations and constraints when using standard SharePoint forms in the context of quality, compliance or for any other business purpose. A major challenge is to display specific forms and fields to specific users in the different process steps.

BPA has developed intelligent form capabilities, including a modern form interface compliant with any device (like phone or tablets), and a drag-and-drop form editor for non-IT persons (e.g. business persons) to design great data-entry forms with advanced possibilities.

When using our apps for quality, medical compliance and CRM, we have designed prebuilt forms to match typical usages, like document approval, incident handling, risk management, etc.

BPA Forms can be used on your preferred devices and favorite tools, like Microsoft Teams or SharePoint. Frontline users and back office collaborators can register events anywhere with any device.

Using BPA Forms, we provide the best user experience throughout the whole process lifecycle. Conditional forms make sure only the right data can be collected for a specific process step, e.g. registration data at registration step, investigation data at investigation step, etc. eSignatures and automated workflows ensure only authorized signers can validate their workflow steps.

BPA Forms are automatically prefilled with the correct parent data, so we keep relations between related items and enforce users to register coherent data with less effort. When filling in a form, you can easily retrieve data from other lists by typing. Cascading rules make sure users will select consistent values in the form.

BPA Forms can be easily designed by power users and previewed prior sharing with collaborators. The drag and drop editor lets users select tabs, sections and rows to group fields. BPA eSignature fields can also be added in forms.

Start building intelligent forms to match your pressing business needs to be used on any device with Teams and Office 365.

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Office 365 eSignature Video

eSignature for Everyone, on Any Device, with SharePoint and Office 365

Modern eSignature component to be used in your Office 365 environment.

For regulated industries, electronic signature is required for a QMS software to be compliant with FDA and ISO 13485 regulations. For any organization, eSignature makes sure only authorized users approve documents or records.

BPA has developed an innovative eSignature component to be used with our apps on any device, directly within SharePoint and Teams.

eSignatures can be used internally to sign compliance documents, technical files, investigate incidents, or replace any paper signature. It can also be used with external suppliers to sign nonconformities or any other usage.

In this video we demonstrate how easy you can sign a compliance document, and a nonconformity form with multi factor authentication.

eSignatures can be added on any form by a simple drag and drop and protect document content or selected attributes.

BPA eSignature component gives the extra security needed when approving items in compliance with medical regulations. It makes SharePoint a more secure platform when signing documents or records, with no need to manage complex item-level permissions. It’s perfectly integrated with Microsoft 365 and multi factor authentication.

BPA eSignature is available at no additional cost with our modern Quality-Medical-CRM apps on Microsoft 365.

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Office365 MailMerge

Generate Reports on the Fly – Modern Mail Merge Component

Produce documents on the fly

Generate instant reports and documents in a click of a button, including data, signatures and images.

Business persons in the Quality, Compliance, Sales or any department spend a lot of time to prepare reports, like audit reports, nonconformity reports, management review reports, sales proposals, etc.

We just introduced a new modern mail merge component to generate formatted reports in a click of a button, which drastically simplifies time and effort to prepare structured reports.

BPA’s Mail Merge components is very flexible. Simply start from your existing report templates in Word format or start creating new templates. Placeholders can be simply added to merge any data or content you need to display in your report.

Users can produce complex reports by clicking a button, like a nonconformity or audit report. Text data, eSignatures, and photos will be merged in the report, which can be converted to PDF. A graphical wizard guides end users to generate custom reports by following a few steps.

The mail merge component can be used in Power Automate workflows to automatically generate reports when needed. For example, an audit report would be automatically produced when the audit execution has been completed and sent to the concerned persons, with no manual task needed.

The component is available with BPA’s modern apps for Quality, Medical and CRM and seamlessly integrates with Microsoft 365 technologies.

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Office 365 eSignature

Preconfigured eSignature Workflows in BPAMedical365

Medical eSignature workflows

Prebuilt Power Automate workflow for document approval including eSignatures.

BPAMedical365 is a new preconfigured modern software for medical compliance to meet regulations, like ISO 13485. It’s running on any device with Teams and SharePoint in your secure Microsoft 365 environment.

More and more organizations are willing to leverage their existing Office 365 tools to manage quality and compliance. In this context, BPA has developed a ready-for-use software including prebuilt eSignature forms and automated workflows, ready to be installed in your environment.

Power Automate workflows have been designed to include generic business rules to match typical organizations’ needs. BPA’s eSignature component will check only authorized users can sign their specific work. Tools are very flexible to be adapted by functional persons.

Among prebuilt eSignature workflows included in BPAMedical365:

  • Compliance document approval and training
  • Technical file approval
  • Product approval
  • Nonconformities
  • Changes
  • Incidents
  • Audits
  • CAPA

Any paper signature can be easily digitalized with BPA’s intelligent forms, eSignature module, and Power Automate workflows.

Thanks to preconfigured modules to match ISO 13485, prebuilt workflows and eSignature capabilities, BPAMedical365 drastically simplifies your medical compliance journey.

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ASQ Live Demo 2021

Shift to Instant Quality with BPA & Microsoft Teams – ASQ Live Demo 2021

Shift to instant quality with BPA software and Microsoft Teams – ASQ Live Product Demo, May 2021

This live BPA product showcase was presented during the ASQ virtual conference for quality and improvement, on May 27, 2021.

BPA develop innovative software solutions for quality and compliance to run in your secure Office 365 environment, with Microsoft Teams and SharePoint, leveraging the Microsoft Power Platform with Power Automate, Power BI and Power Apps.

During this live demo, you learn how to move to instant quality using our modern QMS software together with Microsoft Teams, in the context of nonconformity and CAPA management.

In this session, we demonstrate how easy anyone can report a nonconformity by taking photos with a mobile device, and instantly alert all members from your improvement team. We go through a typical 8D problem-solving process, using BPA QMS software directly inside Microsoft Teams, together with discussions and video conferencing. We explore Power BI reports to consolidate CAPA actions in a central dashboard and make your weekly improvement meetings productive.

Discover how you can significantly increase your improvement teams reactivity, reduce time to close incidents, and improve efficiency by using our QMS software with Teams, discussion flows and Office 365.