Project Auditing evaluates procedural compliance – which if not followed – can lead to failure or unnecessary costs.
Ensuring procedural compliance is important for project success. Accountability is important to ensure that people are performing their jobs correctly and taking responsibility for their actions. Of course procedures also need to be practical and make sense in the context of the project type. iSpec’s comprehensive audit trail allows for all projects globally to be audited from a single computer.
Ensuring procedural compliance
Many organisations have documented procedures for all business processes and projects. This is often required for various ISO certifications. However very few organisations actually follow these procedures correctly. This can lead to loss of certification as well as civil and even criminal litigation. It is crucial for everyone’s protection that whatever system is used enforces procedural compliance. iSpec does exactly that – and its audit trail documents every step – thereby covering you in the event of something going wrong. Every project document contains copies of all email correspondence linked to the clause it relates to for easy auditing and dispute resolution. Read and un-opened emails are marked separately.
Part of the ISO process means having an audit trail to prove compliance but this often does not happen. Again iSpec documents every procedure whether it is an approval, document edit, etc. to ensure you remain compliant and to prove you did so.
Saving your butt in a crisis
Following procedures and having an audit trail is exactly what you need when the paw paw hits the fan.
Every clause in every document has a history which is tracked by iSpec. At any time you can review the history and see who changed it and who approved it.