Cloud vs. on-premise QMS software: which should I choose?


15:00 - 16:30


Sep 15 2022

Learning Type

Free Live Webinar


Quality-conscious life science businesses need quality management software to get stronger, fitter, and smarter. But as they search, their options multiply, and confusion mounts.

  • What does cloud-based actually mean?
  • Are on-premise systems a safer bet?
  • And how do costs compare?

From functionality comparisons to financial and risk considerations, this webinar will give you the know-how to choose a side in the cloud vs. on-premise debate and make a fully informed decision for the next chapter of your business.

The speaker, Harsh Thakkar, is based in the USA and is an industry veteran and a consultant who focuses on helping help life science companies build a simple and phase-appropriate QMS through a custom framework.

Join this webinar to win a more profound understanding of the different available eQMS software types and how to make the right decision in choosing the right one for companies in various QMS maturity stages.

  • Who Should Attend:
    • Quality Assurance
    • Regulatory Affairs
    • R&D
    • Clinical Operations
    • Manufacturing
    • Executives/Directors
    • Product Managers
    • Senior Managers
    • Clinical Research Staff
    • Quality 
    • Regulatory 
    • Executives/directors
    • Procurement
  • Skill Level: Novice, Intermediate , Expert
  • Topics:
    • Understand the operational differences between cloud-based and on-premise QMS software
    • Unpick the financial, risk, and day-to-day operational implications of each model
    • Make an informed and confident choice for your QMS software investment
  • Special event information:

    All attendees will receive a free certificate of attendance, courtesy of our event partner Qualio.


  • Harsh Thakkar
    Harsh Thakkar
    CEO & Principal, Qualtivate

    Harsh is an ASQ Certified Quality Auditor and CMQ/OE with a Master’s degree in Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance for Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices.

    He is the Founder of Qualtivate and an industry veteran who has worked with companies like Takeda, Biogen, Merck, Johnson & Johnson, and Bristol Myers Squibb. His focus is learning how to build and improve upon all components of a QMS.



Founded in 2012, Qualio is the first cloud quality management software for all Life Sciences companies. Medical device and pharmaceutical companies need a secure and scalable quality management system with the flexibility to support their evolving needs. Qualio meets that challenge by cutting through the complexity to optimize and automate critical quality processes. The remote-first, Qualio team is distributed across North America and Europe.

Additional Partners


Qualtivate is a niche consulting firm on a mission to reimagine the way life science companies build a quality management system (QMS).

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  • Timezone: America/Chicago
  • Date: Sep 15 2022
  • Time: 08:00 - 09:30

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