Quality management professionals focused their eyes on the big update to ISO 9001 in September, and changes in the standard will require top leadership to do the same moving into the new year and beyond.
RISK IS GIVEN A FRONT-AND-CENTER PRESENCE IN SECTION 6 OF THE STANDARD.
October 2, 2015
Years in the making, the ISO 9001:2015 revision has been published. Prior to the release date, auditors, inspectors, quality managers, and many others studied the initial drafts in an attempt to understand the changes.
In early stages of industrialization, products were simpler, factories were smaller, most processes were manual, and process flows were shorter. Contact with customers was direct between production and customer.
AS WE AWAIT NEW STANDARDS, LET’S TAKE A LOOK BACK.
April 1, 2015
Although the latest revision of the ISO 9001 quality management standard will not be released until later this year, many companies are already investigating what 9001:2015 will mean to their quality management systems.