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A Step Forward

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Debra M. Hay Hampton's March 2014 QP article provides an overview of changes the 2015 revision will introduce, including a focus on reducing risk and applying the process approach.

Change Ahead

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In their February 2014 Standards Outlook column for QP magazine, John E. "Jack" West, Lorri Hunt, and Charles Cianfrani explore opportunities and challenges that the upcoming revision of ISO 9001:2008 brings.

Currently planned for 2015, the revision is in the Committee Draft (CD) stage in the international standards development process.

ASQ TV: Standards and Auditing

Ames ASQTV for KCIn ASQ TV, Mark Ames explains why ISO 9001, one of the world's best known standards, is being revised. Plus, Dennis Arter shares tips and advice for auditors and auditees.

ISO 14001 Committee Draft 2

Standards Central logoThe next revision to ISO 14001, currently planned for 2015, is in the committee draft 2 (CD2) stage in the international standards development process. Learn more.  

ISO recently conducted a continual improvement survey to develop an understanding of the needs of current, past, and potential users, and public comments on the committee draft are still welcome.

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

Last month, minor revisions were made 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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