Supporting leading process safety management
Process safety management (PSM) is of paramount importance in industries where any process control failure can cause significant harm. It is a proactive approach that aims to identify and manage potential hazards associated with complex industrial processes, preventing catastrophic accidents, loss of life and asset damage.
Many of our customers, particularly those in manufacturing, energy and construction rely on PSM to maintain safe operations. By integrating PSM, companies can ensure uninterrupted and secure operations, minimizing risks and enhancing productivity. But most importantly, good PSM protects the world.
That's one of the reasons why we were incredibly proud to have been awarded both a "leader" and an "innovator" status in the latest Verdantix Green Quadrant report for Process Safety Management software. The Verdantix Green Quadrant is considered to be one of the gold-standard evaluations of software vendors within the PSM space – and an essential guide for businesses looking to bolster their safety management strategies.
So, why is a Verdantix rating so important? Simply put, the Verdantix Green Quadrant report carries out a thorough, impartial and fact-based evaluation of PSM software vendors based on multiple parameters – functionality, user experience, integration capabilities and customer satisfaction. This assessment is a key resource for businesses, offering invaluable insight into the capabilities and achievements of the varied software solutions in the marketplace.
The impact of good PSM
For businesses operating within heavily regulated industries, access to dependable and high-performing process safety management software is non-negotiable. It's the surest way to streamline safety processes, promptly identify and mitigate potential hazards, whilst ensuring stringent compliance with industry regulations and standards. Most importantly, it keeps us safe.
The Verdantix Green Quadrant report offers a comprehensive evaluation of PSM software vendors based on thorough research, including live product demonstrations, interviews and a 332-point questionnaire covering technical, functional and market momentum categories.
Some of the elements where Ideagen scored well included:
Mobile app product architecture
Ideagen DevonWay scored a perfect 3.0/3.0 and Ideagen EHS a near-perfect 2.7/3.0 with Verdantix stating: ""Ideagen EHS offers a robust and user-friendly PSM software suite – particularly its mobile app capabilities."
Both also scored 2.0/3.0 in incident management. "Similarly, the firm delivers strong results for incident management, scoring a 2.0/3.0 – accommodating the entire process of managing incidents from identification and categorization to RCA and action item verification."
Robust technical capabilities
Ideagen DevonWay scored above average in five out of six technical categories, adding "All Ideagen DevonWay products and associated workflows are offered through a no-code platform with a common user interface across the desktop and mobile application."
Both scored well in this respect. Of Ideagen EHS the report said: "Its chemicals and SDS management module provides a comprehensive system for managing material-related risks, ensuring compliance with relevant standards and enabling precise inventory management across multiple facilities."
There was also mention of Ideagen DevonWay's connected worker safety including worker tracking and safety wearables for frontline workers.
Supporting a Safer World
At the end of every process, is a person. From the shop floor to the flight deck, from the frontline to the boardroom, everyone responsible for the protection and performance of their business and the people they serve, relies on trusted, meaningful intelligence.
Whether that is the insight from independent research firms like Verdantix guiding buying decisions, or the clarity and confidence organizations get from the reporting and data visible in the software they use, to the deep regulatory expertise that companies like Ideagen possess, it all plays a part in supporting organizations to turn risk into resilience.