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Are you winding down or winding up for Christmas?

Are you winding down or winding up for Christmas? 10 December 2018 It’s that time of year again when most people seem to be shifting down a gear, with social events of all kinds appearing in the calendar. For the next month, most of us wouldn’t even attempt to implement any substantial plans or initiatives…

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10 FAQs about obtaining ISO27001 Information Security certification

10 FAQs about obtaining ISO27001 Information Security Certification   3 December 2018 ISO 27001 is an international standard that specifies the requirements for an ISMS (information security management system) in the context of an organization’s risks. With the combination of ever-increasing use of information technology in our business operations and the frequent news coverage of…

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Welcome to Camilage – our newest Re-seller!

Welcome to Camalige – our newest re-seller!   30 November 2018 Qudos is delighted to welcome our newest software re-seller Geoff Manu from Camalige. Camalige Consulting Pty Ltd is committed to making a positive impact on communities. Geoff and his team provide customised management services, create ground-breaking programs for the community services, and help to establish the best…

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Introducing Qudos 3.36

Introducing Qudos 3.36   16 November 2018 Qudos is delighted to announce the latest version of Qudos 3 – the leading IMS (Integrated Management System) software application. This builds on recent updates to add even more functionality and facilitate a high level of collaboration in many areas. Here are some of the enhancements that we…

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Thinking about AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Management Systems

Thinking about AI (Artificial Intelligence) and management systems   By Alan M. Jones | 2 November 2018 I have just been reading the international bestseller Life 3.0 – Being human in the age of artificial intelligence. In it, the author Max Tegmark considers the implications of rapidly evolving AI (Artificial Intelligence) for us humans. This thought-provoking…

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10 Essential tips for a Great QMS #2 – Involving Everyone

10 Essential tips for a Great QMS #2 – Involving Everyone When everyone in an organization is aiming in the same direction, it will naturally have a better chance of getting there. This tip is a natural progression from the previous one on Leadership and commitment from top management. For, if top management are genuinely…

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Quality in a complex world – where to from here?

Quality in a complex world – where to from here? The AOQ (Australian Organisation for Quality) has just held Qualcon2018 – a very successful annual conference in Brisbane this week on the theme of Quality in a Complex World. Keynote speeches and sessions included a look back over the past 50 years of Quality (its…

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Cybercrime – and the little book of cyber scams

Cybercrime – and the little book of cyber scams     Information technology is evolving very rapidly and providing fantastic opportunities to enhance our business processes, communicate easier, and achieve more in so many different ways. However, it can unfortunately be subject to criminal abuse that can harm your organization, its customers, and its workers.…

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Communicating about your management system

  Communicating about your management system   At the time of writing, we have reached the end of the transition period from previous versions of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 to the 2015 edition. You have completed your transition, haven’t you? During that time the greatest emphasis has of course been on the headline changes…

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Introducing the new ISO 45001 OHS standard

Introducing the new ISO 45001 OHS standard This article by our sister organization Qudos Certification provides a basic introduction to the new standard. ISO 45001 is a new international standard that specifies requirements for an OHSMS (Occupational Health & Safety Management System). A management system based on its requirements can help your organizations to better…

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