A Step Forward

Abstract:ISO 9001, "Quality Management Systems -- Requirements", is a standard promulgated by the International Organization for Standardization. This article describes some of the differences between international standard 9001:2008 and draft standard ISO 9001:2015. The …

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Excellent article on the changes to the ISO 9001 standard. Preventive Action has always been a difficult topic to implement and Audit. I felt the author's justification of it's exclusion from the 2015 revision was well thought out.
--Ram Veeraraghavan, 08-13-2014


I feel the new standard is a step backwards. It is not prescriptive enough to guide an organization new to QMS systems. It is much more open to auditor interpretion.
--Rhonda Goss, 03-13-2014


The references to risk standards are useful, but a similar article on the content of these referenced standards would be greatly appreciated.
--Richard Grime, 03-07-2014


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