How did you discover Unifize
Dave Anderson shares the journey of discovering Unifize through a diligent search for a quality management system that could transition Efco from traditional, paper-based processes to a more efficient, cloud-based solution. Starting with Google, they came across Software Advice, which recommended several QMS options, including Unifize and QT9. Dave highlights the clunky and outdated methods of record-keeping they wanted to move away from, leading them to prioritize cloud-based solutions. Ultimately, the choice was made for Unifize, largely due to its superior collaboration features over the competition.
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Thanks to Google I just started searching QMS. In our search for quality management system, we found a company called Software Advice. Put in, let them know what style of QMS we were looking for, and they replied back to us with a list.



00:21 - 00:29
I believe it was five QMSes that were there and, you know, Unifize and QT9, like I said, are the only two I remember.



00:29 - 00:44
The other software companies were basically going to make us use the exact same processes we were using to keep, keep track of records. We were still using papers, still using Access. And I'll just it was very clunky.



00:44 - 01:01
They were not necessarily cloud based. We totally axed that and started looking for cloud based quality management systems landed on QT9 and Unifize. Then we started comparing those two both really good. We just like the collaboration of Unifize better.



01:01 - 01:03
We ended up going with Unifize.

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But what we've known from what I experience was, is we were able to get there with the system. We still there with the system. The system has what is needed to provide us what we're looking for, because every company, admittedly, is trying to get compliant. If we educate people, if we get people the education that they need and to get over the fear factor, I think 90% of those things can be resolved because most people will go to what they're most familiar with.What I worked with from a different company, but they're not willing to sit down and look at what the demographics are saying. People are into social media now. People are moving fast into fast paced world. But technologies are still antiquated. So there's a disconnect here, right? So while we're moving at a fast pace at home with dragging at work, so why can't we continue that speed while we at work?If your supplier has issues and you're not informed on time, you want to have an alternate supplier in place. If your suppliers are not qualified, you may not know that that needs to happen. And so when you have an integrated system that speaks to itself and is giving you all this data, you literally have the pulse of the organization in your hands as an executive at a money bound access.

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