Relyence FRACAS / CAPA Software Overview
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Relyence FRACAS provides a robust corrective action management platform that ensures that your process is in compliance and under control. Supporting completely customizable process flows, Workflow & Approvals, and Audit tracking, Relyence FRACAS can help meet ISO-9001, ISO/TS 16949, AS 9100, and APQP requirements.
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FRACAS Software – What & Why
Answering the key questions about FRACAS software tools
FRACAS is an acronym for Failure, Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System. FRACAS falls under the umbrella of corrective action processes, which are also sometimes referred to as CA (corrective action) systems or CAPA (corrective and preventive action) systems.
FRACAS is a management system for handling issues that arise with products or processes. When implemented, FRACAS provides a closed-loop process for effectively managing any type of failure, complaint, incident, issue, problem, or concern. The advantage of FRACAS is that it ensures that as incidents arise, they are captured, and subsequently tracked until they have been properly addressed.
Overall, FRACAS and CAPA systems provide a way to improve reliability, quality, operation, and safety by systematically managing issues across your organization.
The core of FRACAS software tools, and any corrective and preventive action (CAPA) software, is trackable process control for issue management. A well-established FRACAS or CAPA process is a central component in an organization’s goal to meet and exceed their reliability, quality, and continuous improvement objectives. These goals are more readily met with FRACAS software, like that from Relyence, that enables you to track and manage issues with a powerful set of capabilities for effective and efficient process control. Relyence software offers a wide range of features including built-in issue escalation, customizable workflow, approval process control, automated notifications, built-in failure and repair metrics, custom calculations, and much more.
With the right FRACAS software tool in hand, your ability to effectively monitor the health of your system is expertly handled. Your compliance requirements can be met, your team can always be kept apprised of crucial tasks to be completed, and managers can gain important insight into the entire corrective action process.
Every organization performs some type of issue management. Even if you’re just recording issues on a series of Post-It notes, you’re engaging in the tracking and management of issues that arise! Unfortunately, many organizations approach incident management in a very manual way – paper, email, meetings, and poorly controlled documents and Excel spreadsheets.
With today’s technological advances, software to manage the corrective and preventive action process is available to ensure the process is well-controlled, organized, and efficient.
One of the most critical features to look for in a FRACAS tool is adaptability. The FRACAS process varies widely across organizations, so having a tool that is customizable to your process is key. Plus, processes evolve and change over time, so your tool must be able to handle on-the-fly updates.
Additionally, you want a tool that encompasses the capabilities required for tracking and reporting: built-in escalation of issues, workflow features, an approval process, audit tracking, and automated team notifications. Some nice-to-have features include the ability to define your own calculations for metrics-based tracking, and support for failure statistics – such as field-based failure rates, and trend scores that indicate whether your process is degrading or improving over time.
All FRACAS processes are team centered. So, look for a tool that meet the needs of today’s mobile, virtual workforce: browser-based accessibility, support for mobile devices, and platform independence. An overview-level dashboard can also be helpful, especially for an at-a-glance view of important metrics, and the ability for managers to have insight into crucial activities.
Lastly, if your process must be kept in compliance with a particular standard, make sure the tool you choose supports the standard or standards you require.
Quite simply, Relyence FRACAS is the trusted name for Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System software due to its technical excellence backed up by our unparalleled customer service and support.
To start, Relyence FRACAS has all the most important features required in a best-in-class corrective action software tool, and adds on an impressive list of extra capabilities for a stand-out solution. Just a short list of the Relyence FRACAS feature set includes:
- Built-in support for the most widely accepted process control methodologies including 8D, DMAIC, and PDCA
- Support for customizable process control methods with easy-to-use customize functions
- Integral, customizable Workflow
- Comprehensive Approvals & Notifications for process control, tracking, and monitoring
- Complete Audit trails for data tracking
- Built-in MTTF, MTTR, and MTBF calculations
- Custom user-defined calculations with roll up abilities
- Unique and helpful trend analysis
- Visually impressive and highly informative Dashboard overviews
Beyond the impressive feature list, Relyence offers Professional Services for implementation and training. We can help you get up and running in no time. Plus, due to our highly adaptable framework, Relyence FRACAS can be continually updated as your process evolves to meet your changing needs.
Lastly, Relyence is unmatched in customer service and support. You expect knowledgeable staff – we deliver with our team of highly experienced engineers. You expect responsiveness – we deliver by answering the call, returning emails, and offering support and guidance. You expect excellence – we deliver time and time again. Find out why it’s in our name – Relyence: Rely on Excellence.