On-site Audits have been the standard in industry for decades, requiring significant travel, high costs and burdensome staffing challenges.
Risk-based quality guidance has triggered Remote Audits for low-risk situations.
Remote Audits utilize shared document drives and video-conferencing technology.
These have limited utility due to not being able to effectively see the operations.
Virtual Auditing adds the visualization of the unit operations and associated personnel to Remote Audits.
Our current pandemic will permanently change the regulatory landscape for Remote Audits.