Today we're introducing Periodic Review —the new industry benchmark for ensuring with absolute certainty, that your documented standards are current.
What is Periodic Review?
Periodic Review provides a system for scheduling automatic re-occurring review of any Dozuki Guide, ensuring your standards are continuously audited.
This is new functionality within our Document Control module and it's available for Early Access now.
How Do I Enable Periodic Review?
As an Early Access feature, your Customer Success Manager will need to flip the switch for you. They can also give you a deep-dive of the functionality.
How do I setup Periodic Review?
There are two ways to control the Periodic Review cadence.
First you have a global setting that acts as the 'default' site-wide. Once enabled, you can control the global settings from within Manage > General > Periodic Review:
Additionally, the Periodic Review cadence can be customized at the individual Guide level. This provides another layer of flexibility as every Guide can have it's own review schedule:
When Should I Schedule Reviews?
Often we see our customers wanting to review somewhere between every one to two years. However, there is no one-size fits all criteria for determining review intervals.
You may already be reviewing your documented standards for a variety of unscheduled reasons. Some examples:
- Audit findings
- Internal non-conformance
- Customer complaint
- New or revised regulations
- Engineering changes
- ISO Guidelines (ex. 13485, 9001, etc)
However, since it's not guaranteed that every standard will be reviewed through situations that unfold via normal day to day operations -- Periodic Review ensures your standards never fall through the cracks.