With Design and Development (D&D) being a core process of your business, having a clear D&D work structure is important. The structure your Quality Management System provides helps with maintaining systematic business practices for maximum efficiency. Here are 5 items to be set in place at the start of your D&D work structure.
Many companies recognise that it is important and beneficial to set up a Quality Management System (QMS) while still early in product development stage, but still find it a challenge to decide when to put in place a QMS. Most often, a good gauge would be when business operations have moved from Research & Development (R&D) stage to Design & Development (D&D). But what defines that transition?