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
Working from home has been a major necessity due to the pandemic, but concerns over supply chain management remain. With travel restrictions and social distancing orders in place, auditing needs to be conducted remotely. The article outlines the pros and cons of remote auditing as well as offers 10 best practices for conducting a remote audit. The remote audits are comparable to on-site and more complex audits as long as the auditor adheres to these best practices.