Archive for the ‘ISO9001:2015 blog’ Category

ISO9001:2015 and Customer Audits

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Is your business subject to customer audits? Do you think that being certified to ISO9001:2015 will reduce of eliminate your customers’ desire to audit you?

Internal auditing for the ISO9001:2015 quality management standard

Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Section 9.2.1 of the ISO9001:2015 standard requires us to conduct internal audits that, among other things, ensures that our quality management system conforms to the requirements of the ISO9001:2015 standard. Sounds like a no brainer, but it might be more complicated than you imagine. As with all things related to ISO9001:2015, your auditor’s interpretation makes […]

Have you thought about buying your ISO9001:2015 quality manual online?

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Have you thought about buying an ISO9001:2015 quality manual online? There are many companies that offer quality system documents. Some are better than others.

When should you change your ISO9001:2015 registrar?

Friday, October 21st, 2016

In the last couple of decades doing consulting for ISO9001:2015 (and 2008, and 2000, and 1994, etc) I’ve come across a few people who thought it was important to have a “prestigious” registrar company do their registration and surveillance audits. There are some really large companies providing ISO9001:2015 certification services, such as DNV, Lloyds, Intertek, […]

When will you transition to the ISO9001:2015 standard?

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Is your company certified to ISO9001:2008? Have you planned when you will transition to ISO9001:2015? Some planning now could save you a ton of money later.

What processes should be on your internal audit schedule?

Monday, June 6th, 2016

In your ISO9001:2015 quality management system, you must conduct internal audits of your processes. But which processes? All of them?

What is ISO certification?

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Sometimes people ask for “ISO certification” and they don’t really know what they’re asking. What kind of ISO certification are you talking about?

Strange Language in ISO9001:2015

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

The new ISO9001:2015 quality management standard has some strange language in it, compared to the 2008 version. Have you read the 2015 version yet? What do you think?

Will Risk Analysis be a Requirement of ISO9001:2015?

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

The upcoming ISO9001:2015 quality management standard includes much more language about risk analysis than ISO9001:2008. Are you ready for the new risk analysis requirements?