Quality Management Systems(QMS) in SharePoint

How will you map typical QMS (generic instead of specific industry type) with SharePoint Product features? Here I have given a try, please have a look –

QMS Specific Core Features*

  • KPI’s, Interactive Reports
  • Powerful Workflow engine
  • External partner Access
  • Document Management & Control
  • Document conversions
  • Records Management
  • Electronic and digital signatures
  • Metadata control
  • PDF rendering
  • Controlled Printing
  • Governance
  • Communities of Practice

Security & Compliance

  • Segregation of duties
  • Tasks configuration and management
  • Notifications
  • Escalations, Delegations
  • With its integrated security features, Platform supports Security and identity Management sufficient for non-repudiation
  • Microsoft Cloud services and GXP compliance. Office 365 services are SAS70 Type II, ISO 27001, Safe Harbor, HIPPA w/BAA available

Platform Development features

  • Widely used .Net based Platform
  • Build around collaborative features
  • Rapid development features and frameworks
  • Ability to integrate with ERPs, CRMs, SCMs
  • Integrated nature of Microsoft office
  • Data migration possible from existing Systems
  • Cloud as well as On-Premise availability
  • Works closely with Exchange, Lync

User Experience

  • MS Office like UI
  • Entire platform can be used on various mobile devices, PC and tablets
  • Sortable, filterable views of information, ability to control information for set of users,
  • Ability to create ad-hoc views and data exports

* Some of the features may need custom development

Below is pictorial representation of above information, I hope this information will be useful to you.

QMS in SharePoint

Happy reading !


Laxmikant Patil