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7 Quality Management Principles of ISO 9001:2015 and how to live by them

ISO 9001:2015 and its related quality standards are all based on the ‘Seven Quality Management Principles’ def...

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Document Control requirements in ISO 9001:2015; what you need to know

Document control is a key part of any Quality Management System (QMS) and, therefore, a requirement of ISO 900...

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In praise of the Design Review Process

I worked in one of the large Cambridge-based technology consultancies for many years and was privileged to hav...

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Preparing for ISO 9001 audits in a virtual world

For those who need ISO 9001:2015 certification, virtual audits are currently taking the place of face to face ...

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Organizing Organizational Knowledge: the case for information management in ISO 9001 (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this series we considered the problem of reinvention, the unstructured nature of information, and...

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Should you use Microsoft software to build your own digital QMS?

SMEs creating a digital Quality Management System (QMS) will often reach for the most familiar tools to build ...

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Organizing Organizational Knowledge: the case for information management in ISO 9001 (Part 1)

In a previous blog, we wrote that information findability is as worthy a topic for ISO 9001:2015 standards-mak...

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Organizational knowledge in ISO 9001:2015

One of the areas included in the ISO 9001 :2015 is 7.1.6 Organizational knowledge. The stated requirement is: ...

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Is your QMS just for ISO certification?

 Is ISO certification the only reward you’ll receive for jumping through all those QMS hoops? And is it really...

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