The Impact of Software on ISO 9001

ISO 9001 software code

Historically, one of the most common criticisms of ISO 9001 and barriers to its adoption has been its stringent documentation requirements. These are, admittedly, formidable. Yet the widespread use of software, specifically developed to manage documentation and other aspects of a Quality Management System (QMS), […]

Tips on transitioning to ISO 9001

Vector art of business presentation with Tips on transition to ISO 9001

With the September 2018 deadline for the transition to ISO 9001:2015 approaching, companies are coming into the home stretch and are quickly running out of time to update their quality management systems. The upcoming deadline also represents an end date for the validity of ISO […]

AQM Certification Announcement

American Quality Management Consulting and Auditing (AQM) is proud to announce that we are pursuing certification to the ISO 9001:2008 quality standard. While we have always prided ourselves on providing services of exceptional quality, the pursuit of this registration is solid proof of the outstanding […]

More Information for 2015 ISO 9001

Remember there are a few more years and more drafts to come before the official published version of ISO 9001:2015 is released and based on the current committee draft the reception and reaction to the current draft from CB’s (certifiers; those who audit and issue […]

Maintaining Your QMS

Whether it is ISO 9001:2008, AS9100 or any of the ISO QMS’s It is very important to recognize that your QMS needs to be alive and constantly evolving. Continuous Improvement is one of the requirements, and “continuous improvement” not only refers to your company’s products […]

ISO 9001:2015 Revision: How to Prepare

Do you know that ISO 9001 standards are changing in the 2015 revision? Whether your organization has an existing ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS) or is looking to implement an ISO 9001 QMS, you need to be informed about how the 2015 revision affects […]

More Observations on ISO 9001:2015

According to the draft: The new revision is using simplified language and writing styles so that it will make it easier to understand and consistent in the interpretations of its requirements. It will make use of a common high level structure, definitions and text; this […]

More 2015 ISO 9001

Remember there are a few more years and more drafts to come before the official published version is released and based on the current committee draft the reception and reaction to the current draft from CB’s (certifiers; those who audit and issue the certificates) will […]

ISO 9001: 2015 Revision

All of the proposed details have not yet been finalized; but making an assessment from the draft copy there are some likely changes that might be worth mentioning at this time. 1. A significant structural change. This change will modify the current 1 through 8 […]