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 […]

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 […]

Document Control Explained

Because information in document form drives nearly every action in any organization, the ability to control this information usually means the difference between success and failure. Thus, document control remains the single most critical quality assurance discipline. As with many other systems, document control is […]