March 16, 2022
ISO Internal Audit Process Map

What Questions Are Used for a Process Audit?

A process audit is focused on determining process effectiveness and the ability to achieve planned results. Do you know what questions are used for these?
January 18, 2022
internal controls

What ISO 9001 Clause is Used Writing Audit Findings For Not Following Procedures?

One of the most typical internal audit findings (nonconformities) is discovering that workers are not following procedures or work instruction. Surprisingly, while ISO 9001 requires you to establish procedures as needed, there is no ISO clause that requires anybody to follow such plans! What ISO 9001 clause is used writing audit findings for not following procedures?
January 16, 2022
ISO 9001 Quality

What’s a Lean ISO Quality System?

It may be a lot easier than you think to create a lean ISO quality system, and it will save you an untold amount of work (and grief) later on.
September 1, 2021

Quality Management System in 10 Easy Steps

Whether you realize it or not, the management system you are using is a quality management system. So why not do it right and build a QMS to produce products with real quality.
August 4, 2021

How Much Time Do You Spend on Your ISO QMS Annually?

There is no simple answer to the question of the time commitment for an ISO Quality Management System (QMS). There are a number of variables to consider including the ISO standard you are registered to, the number of employees, the capability of your management team, the complexity of your business processes, and your knowledge of quality. The answers to such questions will determine the level of effort required to maintain an ISO system. How much time do you spend on your ISO QMS annually?
July 24, 2021
document process

How to Implement ISO 9001 Clause 5 & 7 Leadership and Resources

Phase three if implementing an ISO system is as much about understanding and awareness as it is about creating new processes and documentation.
June 26, 2021
Planning for Quality

What Does Quality Planning Mean?

Quality planning is how we plan to make a product (or deliver a service) correctly. Think of it as planning to make the perfect product (or deliver the perfect service) experience for your customer. Ah, the perfect order, from the perfect customer… But what does Quality Planning mean?
June 2, 2021
house of lean

What is a Lean ISO QMS?

Building a Lean ISO QMS (Quality Management System) is about focus – less is more! Increasing focus means finding the vital few (i.e. critical) metrics that will focus all workers on the most important aspects of your business — your customer satisfaction.
May 27, 2021
Workplace Organization Affects Company Development

How Do You Become ISO 9001 Compliant?

Build An ISO 9001 Compliant Program in ten easy steps using word templates. Find out how now.