The professional efforts and knowledge of the AnalyticTrust team were key to the success and delivery of the Proficiency Test application. This is a successful design, build and implement application which AnalyticTrust and QCS worked closely together to provide
Quality Certification Services Inc. 2017
About NDHIA and Quality Certification Services Inc.
The National Dairy Herd Information Association (NDHIA) promotes accuracy, creditability and uniformity of dairy herd information data in North America. The NDHIA has a wholly owned subsidiary – Quality Certification Services (QCS) which provides a reliable source of information to people interested in the US dairy industry.
QCS conducts monthly Proficiency Tests of milk samples for the QCS certified laboratories primarily in the USA, and also Canada, and Mexico. QCS selected the AnalyticTrust cloud-based software platform to handle their Proficiency Test data procedures and statistical reports.
AnalyticTrust has developed a specific module for carrying out Proficiency test, which is a tool used in the certification of analytical procedures and instruments. By comparing the results of analysis performed of a standardized sample set with the findings of a designated reference laboratories, certification can be achieved.
- Easy access and data communication. With the AnalyticTrust cloud platform, data is easily shared and saved in a safe and secure environment. No software installation is required. QCS as the Proficiency Test provider simply configures a measurement schedule and a login for all participating labs. Test results are uploaded and statistics and certification are evaluated and produced.
- Statistics and certification report. Standard proficiency test statistics according to ISO 13528 and QCS well-proven procedures are applied for the interlaboratory comparison. The participating labs are assessed based of defined criteria for the lab accuracy, precision and historical data, and certification reports are implemented.
- Visualization. Data results are available in tables or plots, including data from all historical tests. Results are visualized to see trend in time, and for an anonymous inter-lab comparison.
The work and cooperation between AnalyticTrust and QCS on the QCS Proficiency Test (PT) has provided a stable and easy to use application. QCS laboratory participants and QCS staff are very satisfied with the new and improved QCS PT web based system. Steven Sievert, QCS program manager and Jay Mattison, QCS CEO state that the professional efforts and knowledge of the AnalyticTrust team were key to the success and delivery of QCS PT application. This is a successful design, build and implement application which AnalyticTrust and QCS worked closely together to provide.
AnalyticTrust is a total analysis management control software tool. It is based on the demand from Biopro member companies to easily improve trusted calibration models. AnalyticTrust covers global quality assurance processes and integrates instruments from different manufactures.