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Auditing, Assessment, Inspection,
and Checklist Software

Design, Assess, Improve, Repeat

Leverage the same operational efficiency software some of the world's best known brands trust. 

ActivityStudio® makes it easy to develop and execute audit, self-assessment, inspection, evaluation, certification, checklist, and survey programs to drive Operational Excellence in any retail location or facility.

With drag-and-drop policy and visual form building, automated scheduling, repeat detection, comprehensive scoring, ratings & reporting, and collaborative corrective action and preventive action (CAPA) workflows, ActivityStudio® provides all the tools needed to transform your operations.

A proven path to Operational Excellence

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1.Design Activities

With ActivityStudio®, operational efficiency is at your fingertips. Replace your paper and PDF forms with powerful digitized programs. Critical processes and SOPs can be transformed into activities that draw on rich content libraries of questions and policies. Use the drag-and-drop form builder to develop policies, create instructions, setup question content & scoring, create common issue & recommended corrective actions, and response timeframes by question. 

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2.Assess

With 1-click, users have access to everything they need to perform activities including up-to-date instructions, policies, supporting media & documentation. Intelligent forms ensure the collected data is complete, structured, and actionable. 

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3.Improve, Repeat

Each activity cycle brings new learnings and opportunities for improvement. Measure progress against your goals in real-time. Adjust activity content or frequency, and create new activities to support continuous improvement.

Drew Roberts

“We consider ActivityStudio® to be a game-changer. With ActivityStudio we are better able to manage and maintain high-quality standards and consistency across all of our sports bars.”

Drew Roberts Director, Brand Ops Performance at Buffalo Wild Wings
Nick-M-Hasbro(161x161)

“I am super proud to have been one of the first companies to pilot ActivityStudio® as part of our global implementation of the CMX1 platform for conducting Global Security audits. The technology is as amazing as it is impactful to the way we manage our risks across our supply chain.”

Nicholas Matlach Director, Global Security Compliance at Hasbro
Rich Goodman of Firehouse Subs

“As we approach 1,200 locations, I couldn't even imagine trying to keep an eye on brand standards and food safety without a platform like ActivityStudio® in place.”

Rich Goodman VP of Operations Services for Firehouse Subs
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“CMX ActivityStudio® is already proving to be a huge stride forward for us in terms of ease of use and efficiency. We went through an exhaustive search and evaluation, reviewing nearly 20 different solutions before choosing to work with CMX. ActivityStudio’s user experience, user interface, and capabilities are far superior to everything else out there.”

Kevin McCullough Safety & Risk Team Lead at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®
Aaron Clark (Resized)

“We believe that part of the continuous improvement process is regularly self-assessing your performance. Programs are comprised of multiple assessments that are developed at the Chick-fil-A Support Center and then made easily accessible for restaurants to use. Team members can access them to perform daily quality food safety checks to really ensure that their processes and systems are in place to serve great food and safe food.”

Aaron Clark Senior Project Specialist, Restaurant Food Safety Team at Chick-fil-A
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“ActivityStudio® gives us the ability to make updates and implement them to our system immediately. That flexibility and agility is critical when it comes to food safety and quality, which are paramount to Firehouse Subs and our brand mission of excellence.”

Tim Foster Senior Manager of Training for Firehouse Subs
Danielle Williams Ops Services Manager-1

“My jaw dropped when I saw how integrated ActivityStudio® already was... What used to take hours can be accomplished in minutes. And with one platform, we have one system and no silos. ActivityStudio’s user experience and user interface is cleaner and has a better flow, and it’s incredibly easy to use."

Danielle Williams Ops Services Manager at Checkers and Rally's
Isaac Morton of Sizzling Platter (Original)-1

“ActivityStudio® gives us a user-friendly, yet powerful platform to digitally transform our operations, quality, and safety efforts."

Isaac Morton Vice President, Information Technology at Sizzling Platter
Tina Parsons A&W CA

“Previously, we used ActivityStudio® for in-person audits and self-assessments in each of our locations. We’re now beginning to expand our use of ActivityStudio even further by making use of the platform to perform daily operational routines.

ActivityStudio’s self-service visual form designer makes it easy for us to quickly move from manual and paper-based programs to a digital and more automated approach for checklists.”

Tina Parsons Director, Guest Experience for A&W Food Services of Canada
Drew Roberts

“We consider ActivityStudio® to be a game-changer. With ActivityStudio we are better able to manage and maintain high-quality standards and consistency across all of our sports bars.”

Drew Roberts Director, Brand Ops Performance at Buffalo Wild Wings
Nick-M-Hasbro(161x161)

“I am super proud to have been one of the first companies to pilot ActivityStudio® as part of our global implementation of the CMX1 platform for conducting Global Security audits. The technology is as amazing as it is impactful to the way we manage our risks across our supply chain.”

Nicholas Matlach Director, Global Security Compliance at Hasbro
Rich Goodman of Firehouse Subs

“As we approach 1,200 locations, I couldn't even imagine trying to keep an eye on brand standards and food safety without a platform like ActivityStudio® in place.”

Rich Goodman VP of Operations Services for Firehouse Subs
Kevin-McCullough-1

“CMX ActivityStudio® is already proving to be a huge stride forward for us in terms of ease of use and efficiency. We went through an exhaustive search and evaluation, reviewing nearly 20 different solutions before choosing to work with CMX. ActivityStudio’s user experience, user interface, and capabilities are far superior to everything else out there.”

Kevin McCullough Safety & Risk Team Lead at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®
Aaron Clark (Resized)

“We believe that part of the continuous improvement process is regularly self-assessing your performance. Programs are comprised of multiple assessments that are developed at the Chick-fil-A Support Center and then made easily accessible for restaurants to use. Team members can access them to perform daily quality food safety checks to really ensure that their processes and systems are in place to serve great food and safe food.”

Aaron Clark Senior Project Specialist, Restaurant Food Safety Team at Chick-fil-A
Tim Foster-329_pp

“ActivityStudio® gives us the ability to make updates and implement them to our system immediately. That flexibility and agility is critical when it comes to food safety and quality, which are paramount to Firehouse Subs and our brand mission of excellence.”

Tim Foster Senior Manager of Training for Firehouse Subs
Danielle Williams Ops Services Manager-1

“My jaw dropped when I saw how integrated ActivityStudio® already was... What used to take hours can be accomplished in minutes. And with one platform, we have one system and no silos. ActivityStudio’s user experience and user interface is cleaner and has a better flow, and it’s incredibly easy to use."

Danielle Williams Ops Services Manager at Checkers and Rally's
Isaac Morton of Sizzling Platter (Original)-1

“ActivityStudio® gives us a user-friendly, yet powerful platform to digitally transform our operations, quality, and safety efforts."

Isaac Morton Vice President, Information Technology at Sizzling Platter
Tina Parsons A&W CA

“Previously, we used ActivityStudio® for in-person audits and self-assessments in each of our locations. We’re now beginning to expand our use of ActivityStudio even further by making use of the platform to perform daily operational routines.

ActivityStudio’s self-service visual form designer makes it easy for us to quickly move from manual and paper-based programs to a digital and more automated approach for checklists.”

Tina Parsons Director, Guest Experience for A&W Food Services of Canada

Features that drive Operational Efficiency

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Integrated Policy Management

Quickly and easily create your brand standards, policies, and procedures and training documentation with our integratedPolicy Management solution. PolicyStudio includes a visual designer, rich text editor, and document and media storage, so you can easily and with confidence, publish your materials to specific user groups or company-wide in real-time.

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Intuitive, Visual Form Builder

Drag-and-drop to create any activity, from complex audit forms with automated repeat detection to simple checklists and surveys. Link questions to policies and SOPs to reinforce brand standards, and promote best practices and know-how.

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Web and Mobile Optimized

Work online or work untethered. Perform activities when connected or offline with native apps for Windows, iOS, and Android.

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Temperature Monitoring & Integrated IOT

Seamlessly connect with Bluetooth Low Energy devices including barcode scanners, temperature probes, digital scales, and other IOT devices. Integrate with sensor networks.

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Automated Scheduling

Set and monitor recurring schedules for your programs and activities. Ensure your team understands key organizational goals and is working toward them.

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Closed-loop Corrective Actions

Define the protocols for addressing and reviewing Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPAs). Provide recommended actions and enforce timeframes to respond by criticality.

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Flexible Workflows

Configure repeatable business processes with flexible and automated workflows. Leverage settings for assignments, notifications, reminders, escalations, and report distribution to ensure program execution and improve operational efficiency.

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Powerful & Actionable Insights

Data visualization, KPIs, and reports provide program status and actionable insights for every level of your organization. Set rules to bin locations, products, and employees to measure performance against defined program goals.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Audit, Self-Assessment, Checklist, and Inspection Software

CMX1 is available as an App and is designed to enable individuals and teams to securely access and perform ActivityStudio® - based activities.

Users can work online or perform work offline while in the field without an internet connection.

Our Apps require a user account and connection to the CMX1 Platform to get started.

CMX1 can be installed on IOS, Android, and Windows-based mobile and tablet devices. 

To download for IOS, visit Apple's App Store

To download for Android, visit Google Play Store

To download for Windows, visit Microsoft's Store

The CMX1 App is designed to allow users to:

  • Work online with full system functionality
  • Choose records and assignments to take offline
  • Complete audits, assessments, inspections, certifications, checklists, and forms offline and sync the results when online
  • Automatically switch to "offline mode" when an internet connection is lost or weak. CMX1 will store data locally, and sync when connectivity is restored
  • Capture pictures and videos as part of assignments or when responding to Corrective Actions
  • And much more…

The CMX1 Platform has a mature framework for supporting a wide range of Bluetooth Low energy (BLe) probes. Customers have used a variety of probes from different manufactures.

We particularly like Blue2 from our partner Cooper-Atkins.

We also integrate with Digi's Smartsense IOT solution and support its integrated Bluetooth probes.

If there is a particular probe you are interested in, please reach out, and we'd be happy to help.

The CMX1 Platform has a mature framework for supporting a wide range of integrations with sensors and sensor networks for full environmental monitoring, scheduled activities, and Corrective Action and Preventative Action workflows.

CMX has partnered and integrated with Digi's Smartsense IOT solution and support its integrated Bluetooth probes.

If there is a particular solution you are interested in, please reach out, and we'd be happy to help.

ActivityStudio® is priced to be affordable to companies of all shapes and sizes, so please get in touch to discuss your specific requirements. Variables can include the number of activities or locations you plan to roll it out to. Our team will be happy to walk you through our transparent pricing calculator on a call, including ROI examples that demonstrate how your investment in ActivityStudio™ can eventually pay for itself many times over.

ActivityStudio™ can be rolled out fairly quickly, though ultimately it will depend on the complexity of your program. As an example, Buffalo Wild Wings successfully rolled out ActivityStudio™ to over 1,200 locations, with multiple different audits and self-assessments in less than 30 days! 

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ActivityStudio is designed to help your organization achieve and maintain Quality and Operational Excellence for ANY location including restaurants, stores, and facilities. You can implement it as a stand-alone solution, or as part of the complete CMX1 Platform.

ActivityStudio is designed to help your organization achieve and maintain Quality and Operational Excellence for ANY location including restaurants, stores, and facilities. You can implement it as a stand-alone solution, or as part of the complete CMX1 Platform.