Standard Issues


Standards Outlook: Ready, Set, Transition

by Ramu, Govind

Effective ISO 9001:2015 transitioning strategies....

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Standards Outlook: Judgment Call

by Dunmire, Thea

Determining appropriate auditor competencies using ISO 17021....

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Standards Outlook: A Giving Tree

by Cressionnie, L.L. "Buddy"; Palmes, Paul

A metaphor explains how ISO 9001 drives the use of quality tools....

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Standards Outlook: ISO 9001:2015—What’s Vital

by West, John E. "Jack"; Cianfrani, Charles A.

Go beyond the requirements to ensure operational effectiveness....

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Standards Outlook: Prepare for Landing

by Cressionnie, L.L. "Buddy"

How to get ready for the revised AS9100 series of standards...

Standards Outlook: Leaders of Change

by Aston, Bill

A case for risk-based thinking and organizational transformation....

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Standards Outlook: Prove It

by Guzik, John J.

How to demonstrate risk-based thinking for auditors....

Standards Outlook: Insight Into ISO 45001

by Dunmire, Thea

ISO 45001 brings significant changes to OHSMS requirements....

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Standards Outlook: External Demands

by Ramu, Govind

This author explains ISO 9001:2015’s requirements for external providers....

Standards Outlook: Where Is Preventive Action?

by Gaskill, Tyler

Prevention is emphasized through risk-based thinking in ISO 9001:2015. What does this change in emphasis, wording and direction mean? It depends on your QMS’s content and how it was deployed....

Standards Outlook: Small Change, Big Impact

by Palmes, Paul

You might easily overlook a small item in the 2015 revision of ISO 9001. Clause 5.1.1, adds several prescriptive requirements for top management to demonstrate leadership and commitment to the QMS, beginning with accountability for its effectiveness....

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