Relating Evidence to Conclusions
- January 2016
- Freeman, Robert and Drown, Jennifer
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A relational approach to auditing may be needed in ISO 9001:2015 audits. Standards experts Robert Freeman and Jennifer Drown, members of U.S. TAG 176, explain that if the intent of an audit is to assess the effectiveness of processes in relation to requirements, auditors must be open to audit a process in relation to the inputs, outputs and other contributing factors, such as objectives or the infrastructure involved.