Omnex Winter Navigator 2022

by Chad Kymal,Antony John,Dave Watkins published on December 14, 2021

Omnex is delighted to announce the release of our newsletter 2022 Winter Navigator edition. Since its first publication in 1985, we have been proud to provide value for our clients every year through our newsletter focusing on Business Excellence and Continual Improvement. We hope the information will help your organization better familiarize itself with the changes happening in our industry. Check for our articles, case studies, whitepapers, training programs, news around the world, and more in the latest issue of our Newsletter “2022 Winter Navigator” edition.

EwQIMS key changes - By Anthony John, VP Omnex Systems

EwQIMS Software has recently undergone a major UI/UX change which includes five platforms like NPD/APQP Platform, Electric & Autonomous Vehicle Platform, Quality Management Systems / QHSE (IMS) Software Platform, Supplier Quality Management Platform, and performance management platform.

AS13100: Integrating AEQG Customer Requirements with AS9100 and AS9145 - By Dave Watkins, Director International Operations

AS13100 is a new standard to harmonize and simplify supplier quality requirements, supplementing AS9100 (QMS) and AS9145 (APQP/PPAP) developed by the SAE G-22 Aerospace Engine Supplier Quality (AESQ) Technical Committee. As a result of the changes brought about by AS13100, development is more rigorous with increased prevention and control strategies and methods to improve product quality. Integrating the requirements of this new standard is considered essential to developing, maintaining, and improving a more effective and efficient QMS.

The Cyber security Standards Landscape & Supply Chain Standards - By Chad Kymal, CTO, Omnex Inc.

The cyber threats landscape is constantly evolving. Cyber security is of greater importance to an industry that is the backbone of communications and information exchanges of any kind. The Defense industry has adopted the CMMC 2.0 standard and rolled out the updated Cybersecurity requirements of the Department of Defence(DOD). What is the current cyber security standards landscape, and what are industries doing to address this grave danger?

TIA initiative - By Chad Kymal, CTO, Omnex Inc.

The SCS 9001 is a Supply Chain Security Management System. It appears to be the most comprehensive and most specific Supply Chain Security Standard because IT telecommunications are at the center of all organizational infrastructure for both the US and global organizations. The key to understanding SCS 9001 is reflected in the architectural model with a summary of the entire standard including security measures (metrics), 10 security domains, supply chain requirements, and some key security processes. Read More


Dave Watkins

Dave Watkins is the Executive Vice President and Director of International Operations for Omnex, Inc., Dave has a wide range of experience encompassing full profit and loss responsibility in General Management, as well as manufacturing, production, Human Resources and distribution management in a variety of industries. His experience includes extensive work with Ford Motor Company including being on the Ford QOS Development Team (QOS Wheel Team) and assisting with the implementation of Ford Q1. His Ford experience also includes FCSD and GPDS including helping develop and deploy new product launch in multiple companies globally.

Antony John

Antony John is the Vice President of Omnex Systems. He has 19 years of experience transforming technology businesses across global markets and different customer industry segments, for profitable growth. Antony also possesses strong experience working in the Information Technology, Automotive, Aerospace, Oil & Natural Gas, and Insurance industries. He currently leads the Product Development of EwQIMS, a revolutionary software solution for managing Enterprise Quality for APQP, Integrated Management Systems / QHSE, and Supplier Quality used by Fortune 500 companies, OEMs, top automotive manufacturers, and large semi-conductor organizations across the globe.

Chad Kymal

Chad Kymal is the CTO and Founder of Omnex Inc. He is the author of seven books and more than 100 papers including several on integrated management systems. Chad is currently on the writing committees for several standards including TC 22/ SC 32/WG 8 for ISO 26262 (Functional Safety), ISO/TC 176 for ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management), ISO/TC 207 for ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management), and PC283 for ISO 45001 (Health and Safety Management Systems). He founded and was the CEO of an Automotive registrar for over 10 years and is familiar with conducting audits, being witnessed for audits, and also evaluating auditors and assessors. He authored and teaches a course for 3rd Party Auditors for Automotive Registrars on behalf of International Automotive Certification Bodies Association (IACBA). This course explains how 3rd Party Auditors audit IATF 16949 in an environment that includes ASPICE, Functional Safety and Product Cybersecurity. He is currently rolling out the course to global 3rd Party Auditors for IATF 16949. Chad has spent over 20 years in system, hardware and software development in various capacities. He assesses and works in automotive system, hardware and software for Agile, ASPICE, and Functional Safety ISO 26262. Chad is also currently an intacsTM certified Principal Assessor for Automotive SPICE.

Understanding the relationship between UNECE WP.29 R155 and ISO/SAE 21434


Vignesh Sambandan

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