New Functionality Available in FSQM

Dynamic Data Keys - Users now can create and modify their own dynamic data keys. We only advise users with some SQL knowledge should use this as these data keys can have major impacts on system functionality.

Process-Change Logging - FSQM now offers Process Change Logging. With this functionality, users can monitor changes on various parameters, personnel, and departments against a product code. This will allow users to document how specific changes affect processes.

CUSUM - Per the US Government Publishing Office 2016 CFR, title 9 vol. 2, part 381, cumulative sum (CUSUM) is defined as a statistical concept used to determine compliance with finished product standards (pg 455). CAT Squared developed a software solution for calculating CUSUM scores, CUSUM status (InAction or InControl), and scheduling audits. This SOP goes over how the initial setup for CUSUM with the CUSUM Wizard.

Improvements in PPTS

Our developers put in a great deal of work to make Version 10.05 a stable release. Additionally, enhancements have been included like increased processing speed for Scale.exe, a new By Line tab that users can filter in the Line Stoppage button, and much more.

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If you would like to have Version 10.05 installed in your test environment. Please email your request to

Kathy Barbeire

Written by Kathy Barbeire

Throughout my career, I’ve helped organizations think of creative ways to (1) harness new technology to maximize effectiveness, (2) collect relevant data to measure and improve performance, and (3) use data to tell compelling stories to customers and stakeholders. In 2015, I became CAT Squared’s marketing manager. In this role, I monitor industry trends to (1) ensure our products are flexible enough to adapt to new industry standards and (2) prepare our customers for new technologies with the potential to disrupt the industry. I’ve represented CAT Squared as a participant in a blockchain learning group that has grown out of Blockchain for Arkansas (BC4AR), an initiative launched by Governor Asa Hutchinson to promote capacity building around blockchain technology. As my own knowledge and capacity grow, I develop new content to educate our supply chain partners and help them prepare for the transition ahead. Prior to launching my career, I graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in professional and technical writing and a double minor in sociology and information technology. I later returned to UALR and completed the MBA program. Before joining CAT Squared, I applied my passion for data-driven storytelling to help nonprofits define their goals, track program metrics, and engage donors and community stakeholders in their missions to fight hunger, poverty, and homelessness, first as a program manager for the Our House Homeless Shelter in Little Rock, and then at The Salvation Army Central Arkansas Area Command.