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30 Ethical Companies of the Year 2019

Track Wise Quality Management Software: Sparta


Improve Quality, Ensure Compliance, Operate Efficiently

Founded in 1994, Sparta is the world’s premier provider of cloud and on-premise quality management software. The company offers the solutions, analytics, and expertise that speed up quality and compliance. Its QMS solutions help to lower risk, increase efficiency, and keep consumers safe while allowing manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors to collaborate in a seamless and integrated environment. Sparta is privately owned and headquartered in Hamilton N.J, with offices across Europe and Asia. It supports close to 1 million users across 700+ implementations, in more than 30 countries. Companies in life sciences and medical devices, consumer products, discrete manufacturing, and more rely on Sparta.

Sparta: Igniting a culture of quality

Quality is important. But, managing it consistently is not a simple matter. As companies grow and become more complex, they’re no longer able to oversee quality via paper, fax, email, and phone. That’s where Sparta comes in.

Sparta’s mission is to bring you integrated QMS platforms that automate all your processes in one place and help ignite a culture of quality within your company. With consistent processes, you can create better, safer products, lower risks, increase efficiency, and achieve compliance. 

Extending the quality ecosystem

Sparta helps you extend your automated processes to suppliers, contract manufacturers, and others in your external supply network. The company consists of quality experts. Its QMS solutions and expertise represent over twenty years as the premier quality management software vendor working with leading companies in the life sciences, consumer products and discrete manufacturing industries.

Sparta Gives Back

As a global leader in quality management software, Sparta Systems celebrates its commitment to offering effective solutions to its valuable customers in a variety of industries around the world. But the firm need to offer solutions doesn’t just stop at its customers. With the imaginative spirit ofits company embodies, Sparta Systems also wants to be able to provide solutions that can also help its community.

Sparta Systems is proud of its corporate and employee participation in volunteer, charitable and community-based activities through its Sparta Gives Back program. These efforts underscore the company’s commitment to making a difference in its community through a variety of charitable, cultural and local outreach activities.

To that end, Sparta’s community involvement and awareness activities include donations and volunteerism with the following organizations and efforts:

  • American Heart Association and the British Heart Foundation
  • Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund 
  • Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK)
  • S. Marine Corps Reserve “Toys for Tots” Program 
  • Wounded Warrior Project 

The leading lady

Dana Jones, CEO:

Dana Jones is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors for Sparta Systems. In this role, she leads the organization and has responsibility for all aspects of the company.

Jones is an accomplished software executive with decades of experience leading and growing cloud-based global businesses. Prior to joining Sparta in April 2018, Dana served as CEO of Active Network, the leader in activity and event management software. Under her leadership, the company grew rapidly, leading to the sale of the Sports and Communities divisions to Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) for $1.2 Billion.

Before joining Active Network, Dana was Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of Solutions Management for Sabre Airline Solutions, a global provider of software to the airline industry. During her time at Sabre, Dana drove double-digit revenue and earnings growth and accelerated product innovation. She transformed the organization into a market-driven software company and played an important role in the company’s successful IPO. Prior to Sabre, Dana co-founded NoesisEnergy and served as its EVP of Product, Sales, Marketing, and Operations. Dana has held Executive and General Management positions for early stage and global publicly traded enterprise software companies over the last 20 years, including The Reynolds and Reynolds Company and Vignette. She started her career as a management consultant with A.T. Kearney focusing on strategy and supply chain optimization initiatives for Fortune 500 companies.

She graduated Summa Cum Laude and holds a BSE in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan.

“We’re helping customers to create a culture of quality and compliance within their four walls that extends far beyond.”