Making Remote Work
Advice on getting the most out of remote auditing to minimize risk and manage suppliers
- Quality Progress
- September 2020
- Volume 53 Issue 9
- pp. 16-23
- Coleman, Lance B. Sr.
- IDEX Health and Science LLC, Oak Harbor, WA
The COVID-19 crisis has brought remote auditing to the forefront. There are definite pros and cons to remote auditing that auditors must be aware of before deciding which route to take. A remote audit requires planning, time, resources and implementation of auditing best practices, just as if conducting an on-site audit. Taking adequate time and following best practices may be even more important when conducting a remote audit. The author offers eight best practices to incorporate into remote activities.