July 17, 2022

What Documented Information is Required for ISO 9001:2015?

The ISO 9001 2015 standard has a number of document requirements and specifically calls out 7.5.3 Control of Documented information. To understand what documents or a records are required (the new standard does not make a distinction) first let’s clarify what are documents and records.
June 30, 2022

How Do You Format a Policies and Procedures Manual?

The procedures manual format and appearance are as important as the organization and content. What are the most effective design and style features to use?
March 31, 2022

How Important is Data Annotation in Business?

Data annotation refers to the process of cataloging, organizing, and classifying data. The primary objectives of data annotation are to ensure that the data is reliable, accurate, complete, and relevant. It’s an important aspect of record control. How important is data annotation in business?
March 19, 2022

How to Write an SOP (Standard Operating Procedure)

Simply put, a standard operating procedure (SOP) is a set of instructions on how to execute a specific task or a business process. They are used by all companies and public agencies. Their complexity varies from task to task, and it’s informed by the complexity of an entity itself. How to Write an SOP (Standard Operating Procedure).
March 14, 2022

What is Revision in the Policy Process?

Writing activities are typically divided into three steps or phases ƒ?? Planning, Drafting, and Revising. What's the importance of the revision stage?
December 30, 2020

Do Lean and ISO 9001 Go Together?

The term Lean and ISO 9001 are not generally used together, but why not? A quality manual doesn't have to be complicated. Here is how to simplify it.