As you put into practice risk management procedures, you would have a system that allows you to identify hazards, estimate and evaluate risks, as well as develop, implement and monitor the effectiveness of risk control measures you have in place.
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?