Creating a Proactive Approach to Pharma CAPA via GMPs and Enterprise Quality Management Solutions (EQMS)

Mention CAPA in different companies, and you are likely to get slightly different definitions of the process. In the life sciences industry, CAPA pertains more to a formal event management and remediation system for systemic events, as opposed to minor … Read full article

Consumer Product Manufacturing: Greater Communication and Credibility Through EQMS

It’s common practice for many companies in the consumer products manufacturing space to outsource their manufacturing, packaging, and purchase of raw materials to suppliers and contract vendors around the globe. Despite their best efforts to increase profit margins by tapping … Read full article

What is CAPA in Medical Device Quality Management?

In the event of a product safety or functional failure or complaint, a CAPA system can help medical device companies to identify trends and what has happened in the past, as well as determine a path of remediation. These systems … Read full article

Wearable Devices: When Purpose is More Than Just Fashion, Quality and Compliance are Not Optional

When we think of wearable devices we usually think of watches, or goggles. Well, these smart watches do more than just tell time or weather or incoming caller ID, and the goggles do more than project some image in our … Read full article

The Rise of Quality Metrics

Guest Author: Jing To | Director, Product Marketing, R&D | Veeva Systems The theme for DIA Annual 2014 was to celebrate the past and invent the future. And it looks like the future is a more stringent FDA, requiring more … Read full article


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Roy Wood serves as Vice President of Global Consulting and Education. In this role, Roy is responsible for implementation services, project management, training delivery, and customer satisfaction. At Sparta, Roy brings his more than 18 years of software and global implementation experience to ensure top-level implementation support. Before joining the Sparta Executive Management team, Roy was Global Vice President of Professional Services at SAP responsible for the Consulting Portfolio of service offerings to the customers as well as for field adoption of strategic initiatives. In his 14 year career at SAP, Roy worked in numerous roles, including Product Development, managing SAP’s Human Capital Management Consulting Practice during a rapid growth phase, and having responsibility for SAP’s North American Technology Consulting Practice of over 500 dedicated professionals. Prior to his tenure at SAP, Roy was a Senior Human Resource Management consultant at Price Waterhouse. Roy holds a BA from Vassar College and an MBA from the University at Albany, SUNY. He has also completed numerous executive training sessions, including technology-focused programs at Harvard and INSEAD. VIEW ALL PROFILES


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