Compliance manager

The majority of TOPAZ customers have their AAALAC accreditations, and even of those that donot, most are working toward it. It is not unusual for us to have meetings andproject schedules pushed back by our dear clients due to “inspections” orAAALAC reports being due. We understand that achieving and maintaining youraccreditation is a non-trivial task, …

Using Elements in Support of AAALAC compliance Read More »

As described in previous blog posts, the TOPAZ Elements Biosafety Protocols module can make a significant contribution to your compliance activities, make life easier for your PIs, and remove communication friction within and between your compliance committees. To share these exciting opportunities with you, we’ll be hosting a webinar Wednesday, February 27th. During this webinar, we’ll …

A Biosafety Webinar! Read More »

The Biosafety Module of TOPAZ Elements can significantly help with compliance needs for those institutions receiving NIH funding. And, best of all, if you are already an Elements customer, you may already own this module!  Some of the main features for the IBC that are of particular importance (integration of committees, searching of protocols for …

Help for the IBC: Using TOPAZ Elements for Biosafety Compliance Read More »

TOPAZ Reporter allows you to design and run an infinite range of reports based on your Elements data. To output a simple listing report is quite easy, but often we see customers with very specific report requirements, and sometimes these reports can be rather tricky to produce. This is a reflection of the balance between flexibility, …

TOPAZ Reporter – Design Services Read More »

We’ve posted a lot recently about TOPAZ Reporter, the new features included, and some ideas of strategies to help you make useful reports. But, you really need training to use the tool itself. Reporter allows you to select data from a relational database and present it onto a page (real or virtual), but it can do …

TOPAZ Reporter – Training Services Read More »

TOPAZ Reporter is a very powerful ad hoc reporting tool that can be used to construct a very wide range of report types covering almost all the data captured by Elements. So, how do you use it? #1 Get Training The first requirement is to get training! TOPAZ Reporter is quite easy to use for …

How to Use Topaz Reporter (5 Easy Steps) Read More »

TOPAZ Reporter is a module of the Elements suite that provides a very powerful, ad-hoc report-building tool and gives you access to data from all the other Elements modules. In the last year, we’ve added some great features to Reporter such as: Additional staff information. This was requested at our annual User Symposium meeting when we asked …

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It’s that time of year! Here in Texas, the weather is a little cooler, Halloween candy is in the stores, and USDA reports are being generated!  These reports are required by the Animal Welfare Act and must be submitted by December 1st, so October is when most folks start working on them. This year, we have the …

How to Use TOPAZ Elements for USDA Reporting Read More »

As mentioned in the previous blog post, TOPAZ Reporter is a module of the Elements suite that provides a very powerful ad-hoc report-building tool. Reporter provides the customer with the ability to generate a wide range of reports covering compliance, facility operations, and animal health data that can include a host of advanced features such as …

The Scoop on TOPAZ Reporter Read More »

Providing reports for users of software applications can be a difficult compromise for software developers. There is no point collecting data if it cannot be reported in a useful way, yet every user has their own ideas and requirements for reporting.  There is also, to some extent, a trade off between the flexibility of a system, and …

Strategies for Reporting Read More »