Training is Key to German Success – ISO9001

We have Clients in Germany and whenever I carry out audits for them or on their behalf at their suppliers, I am inevitably pleased to see how much more training is provided to workers than a similar company in the UK. It seems that all workers receive a good level …

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The Benefits of ISO 9001 Certification in Business

ISO 9001 is a business standard that is used by over a million organisations worldwide. It helps businesses achieve optimum operational efficiency by dealing with the fundamentals of quality management systems. The requirements for ISO 9001 certification can be found in a 30 page document, when the organisation has implemented …

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What If ISO 9001 is No Longer Providing Value?

This is a loaded question when you consider that I am in the business of selling ISO 9001 consulting services. So why would I even broach this topic and shoot myself in the foot? My main objective is to inform you of ISO 9001 in plain English and in an …

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ISO 9001 Vs Six Sigma

I won’t get into the history and background of each process management approach. You only have to Google “Six Sigma” or “ISO 9001” to get your fair share of information. This article will go for the jugular on a topic that has been on my mind for some time. I …

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ISO 9001:2008 – A Primer

Perhaps while investigating an organization you’ve run across this claim: ISO 9001:2008 certified. Certification, well, that sounds good, but what exactly does this combination of letters and numbers mean? Read on to find out what ISO 9001:2008 certification entails and what it says about the organization that has earned such …

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ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Training Course – FAQ

The ISO 9001: 2008 Lead Auditor Training course is a intensive and formal course provided by accredited Registrars and training organizations. It lectures course participants to perform ISO 9001 quality management system audits from different perspectives and how to build an effective Quality Management System. Who Should Take This Course? …

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Implementing ISO 9001 With Web Hosted Contract Management Software

ISO 9001 certification establishes Quality management system in any organization. As has been the experience with many implementations, it has been found that implementation part is very simple but taking it forward and maintaining it for times to come, is difficult. This is because in almost all such implementations, maintenance …

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