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International Conference on Quality Standards

The program for the International Conference on Quality Standards, which will be held Nov. 9-10 in Indianapolis, has been published. Paul Palmes and Curtis Hill will serve as keynote speakers. Click here to register for the conference.

Making Business Sense of Risk

Stds Conn RiskThink Fig1What does ISO 9001:2015’s new term, “risk-based thinking,” actually mean? In this article, learn how to accurately categorize risks and apply risk-based thinking through a process approach.

ISO/FDIS 14001:2015(E)

estandard iconThe final draft international standard (FDIS) version of ISO 14001, which specifies requirements for environmental management systems, is available for purchase from ASQ. Publication of ISO 14001:2015 is expected in September 2015.

ISO/FDIS 9001:2015(E)

estandard iconThe final draft international standard (FDIS) version of ISO 9001:2015 is available for purchase as an e-standard. Publication of ISO 9001:2015 is expected in September 2015.

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ISO/FDIS 9000:2015(E)

estandard iconThe final draft international standard (FDIS) version of ISO 9000:2015 is available for purchase as an e-standard. Publication of ISO 9000:2015 is expected in September 2015.

Open to Change

QP July 15 CoverThe ISO 9001 revision is scheduled for release in September. In this Quality Progress article (open access), find out how business sectors will handle revisions to their own guidance documents in the coming years. 

ASQ Standards Channel: The Alignment of Management System Standards

Dunmire Std Chan InterviewIn this video, Thea Dunmire, who is participating in the revisions taking place to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, explains how there must be alignment among ISO management system standards.

Integrated Management Systems

H1474-MNew from Quality Press, Integrated Management Systems (IMS) explains how instituting an IMS saves money, increases efficiency, and avoids process duplication when otherwise implementing ISO 9001, ISO 14001, or others as stand-alone systems.

ISO 9001:2015 Transition Starts With Top Management

In this ASQ Standards Connection article, author Paul Palmes, chairman of the International Technical Committee 176, subcommittee 1, responsible for the revision of ISO 9000, explains how the new 2015 requirements will make leadership involvement a critical first step in the transition.

ASQ Standards Connection

As the ISO 9001 standard revision date approaches, sign up for Standards Connection, a new monthly e-newsletter from ASQ that will provide the latest ISO 9001 revision updates, exclusive videos, and expert answers to your standards questions.

ASQ Standards Channel

Standards Channel for KCView video interviews with top experts on the ISO 9001:2015 revision in the new Standards Channel from ASQ TV. Topics include the basics of the revision, key changes such as risk-based thinking, industry effects, transition tips, and the concurrent ISO 14001 revision.

Find more ISO 9001:2015 resources.

Transition Planning Guidance for ISO 9001:2015

This document provides guidance for the transition from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015 and has been prepared by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) in cooperation with ISO/TC 176/SC 2/WG 23, the working group that focuses on communications and product support for standards including ISO 9001. 

Download this Informative Document (PDF) from the IAF site.

ISO 9001:2015 – New Terminology, Not a Change in Requirements

LorriHuntLorri Hunt, a U.S. technical expert and task group monitor for the next revision to ISO 9001, explains the upcoming standard revision in this guest post for “A View From the Q.”

Learn More About ISO 9001:2015

Learn About Standards logo This collection of presentations, webinars, videos, and articles will help you know what to expect from the next revision of ISO 9001, as well as communicate the message of ISO 9001:2015 throughout your organization.

ANSI/ASQ Z1.4 and ANSI/ASQ Z1.9: 
A Brief Overview

Minor revisions were made in 2013 to both ANSI/ASQ Z1.4—Sampling Procedures and Tables for Inspection by Attributes and ANSI/ASQ Z1.9—Sampling Procedures and Tables for Inspection by Variables for Percent Nonconforming.

Learn more about both standards. 

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