Clients in the News: In the manufacturing world, most companies know how important it is to modernize their plant equipment and manufacturing processes. It helps them keep up with technology advancements and maintain compliance with industry standards. Yet, when it comes to quality data, it’s astounding how many businesses still rely on age-old, manual processes. In an InfinityQS survey of 260 manufacturers, including some of the world’s largest organizations, 75 percent of the respondents stated that they are still collecting data manually. Of these, an alarming 47 percent still use pencil and paper.
Recording quality data manually and storing paper records and reports in filing cabinets or warehouses are time-consuming, frustrating manual processes that are highly vulnerable to human error and inaccuracies. So why do so many manufacturers continue in the same old rut?