How to Report Risks in Confluence

Managing your product risks in Jira is great – you can use the flexibility of Jira to add various fields to the risk table, customise the risk table and the risk matrices and filter/sort the data any which way you want when using the SoftComply Risk Manager app on Jira.  But what if you’d like to report your risks […]

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How to Manage Requirements in Confluence and Jira

Requirements management in the regulated domains such as medtech, automotive or aviation has certain differences compared to the agile development. Jira Software with its easy to use backlog view and work boards suits best for managing requirements in the agile world. For the regulated domains it might be better to use Confluence in addition to […]

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Risk Management Guide for a Digital Health or a Medical Device Company on Jira Cloud

Why Risk Management Compliant Risk Management is a mandatory regulatory requirement for companies in medical device and other safety-critical domains. It is a specific aspect of safety-critical system development that requires linking risks to system/software design and testing to ensure the system is safe to use. Various standalone solutions exist today for safety-critical system developers […]

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How to Build a Risk Analysis in Jira

How to build a risk analysis in Jira with the SoftComply Risk Manager app

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What is a Risk Management File?

ISO 14971:2019 defines the Risk Management file as a “set of records and other documents that are produced by risk management”. In practice, the risk management file must contain, or have reference to, the following documents: (4.2, Note 3) The policy for establishing criteria for risk acceptability. (4.4) The Risk Management Plan. (4.5) Traceability for […]

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Manual Versioning of Risks with SoftComply Risk Manager

For tracking changes in risk management over time you might want to have versioning of your risk management table and risk reports. In other words, you may want to take a snapshot of the current status of your risks for an audit, archive that status and continue managing these risks in real time. Below is […]

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What is Probability of Failure of Medical Device Software?

One of the more controversial requirements of IEC 62304 is the probability of failure of medical device software during Risk Analysis. EN 62304:2006 paragraph 4.3 “Software Safety Classification” states “If the HAZARD could arise from a failure of the SOFTWARE SYSTEM to behave as specified, the probability of such failure shall be assumed to be […]

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