10 tips for an Outstanding Management System

10 Tips for an Oustanding Management System  13 December 2021 |  10 Tips for an Outstanding management System. 10 Tips Webinar We were recently asked by AOQ (Australian Orgnisation for Quality) to deliver a public webinar on what makes for an outstanding management system. The webinar took place in November and was very well attended.…

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Management System Webinars – Oct / Nov 2021

Quality and Information Security Webinars – October / November 2021 Qudos announces its management system webinars for Oct / Nov 2021. Qudos3 IMS Software – Making the most of Action Templates The Actions module is the engine room of Qudos 3 and can play a vital role in the success of your management system -…

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Quality and Information Security Webinars – June / July 2021

Quality and Information Security Webinars – June / July 2021 11 June 2021 Qudos announces a number of Quality and Information Security Webinars in June and July 2021. Qudos3 IMS Software – Assets Module The first of our Quality and Information Security Webinars in June is based on the new Qudos3 Assets module. The management of…

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How to get more value from your interested parties table

How to get more value from your interested parties table  3 June 2021 When ISO 9001 was updated in 2015, it introduced requirements on the subject of interested parties. While it’s quite simple to address the basic requirements, a little more thought can help to achieve greater benefits all round. Interested parties are those that…

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New Quality Business magazine out now

New Quality Business magazine out now – 2020 Issue 4 3 December 2020 Issue 4 of Quality Business Magazine for 2020 has just been released.  This is a special bumper issue to celebrate World Quality Day, with lots of interesting content around the theme of the day “Creating Customer Value”. The magazine includes a series…

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Supplier management and ethical sourcing

Supplier evaluation and ethical sourcing 24 August 2020 Supplier evaluation / management Few, if any, organizations can do everything in-house. To some degree, most of us rely on external parties to provide something included in our product or service. It is therefore, not surprising that all the main ISO management system standards include requirements relating…

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New Quality Business magazine out now – 2020 Issue 2

New Quality Business magazine out now – 2020 Issue 2 29 June 2020 The latest issue of Quality Business is out now! Quality Business is the official publication of the Australian Organisation for Quality (AOQ) and the New Zealand Organisation for Quality (NZOQ). This issue of Quality Business includes a series of quality-related articles on…

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Business continuity and ISO 22301

Business continuity and the ISO 22301 standard 19 May 2020   Business continuity management is dealing with the impact of disruptions in order to continue providing services or products. That is, at least to acceptable levels and time frames. A BCMS (or business continuity management system) will integrate arrangements for prevention and recovery to build…

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Getting to the root of the problem – #2 Cause and Effect

Getting to the root of the problem #2 Article: Cause and Effect Analysis – 15 April 2020 Many problems are the result of a number of causes combined together rather than just a single cause. For that reason, Cause and Effect Analysis can help to break down a complex problem into a number of contributory causes. Naturally,…

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Getting to the root of the problem – #1 Root Cause Analysis

Getting to the root of the problem #1 Article: Root cause Analysis – 6 April 2020 When problems occur in organisations, it is generally easiest to deal with the symptoms. Dealing with the immediately obvious aspects of a problem is also generally what gets recognition. Therefore, we tend to do exactly that. For instance, if…

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