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Standard Issues: Can, or Must?

by Freeman, Robert; Drown, Jennifer; Black, Byron

The latest set of revisions to standards, including ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and AS9100D, address changes to organizations’ management systems....


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

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

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


Innovation Imperative: A World Without Work

by Merrill, Peter

Technological advances may axe jobs and require new skills....


Standards Outlook: External Demands

by Ramu, Govind

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


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All Together Now

by Rochetti, Kim

To overcome fire-fighting routines and more effectively deploy strategic plans, many organizations use the hoshin kanri method and X matrix tool....


Expert Answers: April 2016

by Gaskill, Tyler

Understanding certification deadlines for ISO 9001:2015....


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Career Corner: No Magic Pill

by Whitacre, Teresa

Many viewpoints exist about whether there will be a shortage of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) job applicants as more baby boomers retire. This author's outlook on the situation is viewed through the law of supply and demand....



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