Episode 5: Slaying the Twin Dragons of Compliance and Quality

Playing by the rules is a big-budget effort for modern manufacturers. According to statistics from the National Association of Manufacturers, there are nearly 300,000 restrictions governing industry players in America. Adhering to these ever-increasing, ever-shifting regulations is a significant challenge; even briefly falling out of compliance could mean enduring fees, public censure, and lost customers. 

But while maintaining compliance can be stressful, it doesn’t need to be difficult. In this episode of Ahead of the Curve, we’ll cover how Enterprise Quality Management Solutions (EQMS) make adhering to thousands of shifting regulations, restrictions, and standards all but effortless for manufacturers. 

Playing by the rules is a big-budget effort for modern manufacturers. According to statistics from the National Association of Manufacturers, there are nearly 300,000 restrictions governing industry players in America. Adhering to these ever-increasing, ever-shifting regulations is a significant challenge; even briefly falling out of compliance could mean enduring fees, public censure, and lost customers. 

But while maintaining compliance can be stressful, it doesn’t need to be difficult. In this episode of Ahead of the Curve, we’ll cover how Enterprise Quality Management Solutions (EQMS) make adhering to thousands of shifting regulations, restrictions, and standards all but effortless for manufacturers. 

This episode unpacks:


4:18 — The symbiotic and meaningful relationship between compliance and quality

6:45 — How EQMS can help manufacturers organize their compliance documentation to make adherence intuitive and efficient

12:42 — How Compliance Quest (CQ) empowers manufacturers to streamline their supply chain communications
16:57 — The cost savings and operational benefits a properly-managed EQMS system provides


Episode Guests:


Paul Sanderson

Solution Engineering Manager, Compliance Quest

With nearly two decades of experience in enterprise software sales under his belt, Paul Sanderson has worked in virtually every key role to be had in the sales process — from Customer Account Manager to Regional Account Executive, Sales Engineer, and Solutions Consultant Management. His breadth of expertise has given him a unique perspective on how the disparate pieces of the enterprise software sales process fit together to generate revenue. 


Chaitanya Sonarikar

VP of Product Development, Gerent

A former CIO at a global organization, Chaitanya has over 25 years of experience in manufacturing technology, digital transformation, business operations, and program management.