If you are thinking of preparing an ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS) then where do you start? We start with a Gap Analysis to determine the gap between your current management system and an ISO 9000 conforming QMS. Continue reading What Is an ISO 9001 Gap Analysis?
In today’s hectic business environment, it is vital that every employee is on the same page, right? But how do we know if we meet quality standards? Continue reading How to Meet Quality Standards with ISO 9001
Developing an ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS) requires a lot of effort to create a system, change employee behavior (management and workers), and obtain the desired results. Many companies have successfully built an ISO QMS, passed their initial registration audit, and later failed to maintain all of the documents, records, and quality process activities. Creating an ISO QMS is one thing but maintaining it can be just as difficult for your organization. Continue reading Need Help With Your Quality Management System?
In the old days of Kodachrome film (before digital cameras) ISO was used as a measure of how receptive your film is to light as indicated by the numbers – 100, 200, 400, 800 for film speed. A higher ISO number meant more sensitivity, but more noise or a larger grain in the resulting photo, which in turn required more light (longer shutter or wider f stop). Continue reading What Is ISO?
How useful is your Quality Management System if the ISO 9001 Procedures Manual is a burdensome book, with tons of detail, but little real value? Continue reading How to Create ISO 9001 Procedures