Sparta Systems Announces That PPD Selects TrackWise® Quality Management Software

Hamilton, NJ Oct 30, 2012 – Sparta Systems, Inc., the market leader in enterprise quality and compliance management solutions, today announced that Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) has chosen TrackWise as its quality management system. PPD will use the software to centralize the management of its global quality and compliance processes, including audits and Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPAs). PPD is a leading global contract research organization (CRO) providing drug discovery, development and lifecycle management services with offices in 46 countries.
In addition to its centralized administration, the Web-based Enterprise Quality Management System provides scalability to meet PPD’s future growth needs. Many of PPD’s pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device clients use TrackWise to manage their own quality management processes, offering PPD a high level of compatibility with its clients. TrackWise also easily integrates with PPD’s existing systems to ensure continued flow of processes across the entire organization.
“The TrackWise software allows us to build upon our electronic quality management operations by further integrating and globalizing our quality-focused processes,” said Neil McCullough, Ph.D., vice president of global quality and compliance at PPD. “Technology is playing a larger role in managing global quality operations, and this software will enable us to create customized solutions and increase efficiencies for our clients, saving them valuable time and money.”
Sparta Systems has experience working with global CROs, and PPD will leverage Sparta Systems’ best-of-breed technology to deliver centralized, consolidated quality management tracking, workflow management and regulatory reporting across the globe. PPD will use TrackWise for CAPA and audit management for Good Clinical Practices (GCP), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
“The TrackWise solution was designed with the configurability to help diverse service organizations like PPD meet the expanding needs of their businesses,” said Michael Jovanis, vice president, product management, Sparta Systems. “We are confident that with TrackWise, PPD will meet its needs for enterprise-level, global quality management and compliance.”