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 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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Thinking about remote working? 16 March 2020 Many organisations are looking at remote working (or teleworking) for at least some of their workers during the Coronavirus or COVID-19 crisis. Remote working is not practical for everyone. However, it’s a potentially viable alternative for many to maintain at least some level of business continuity. It’s a…

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Our December 2019 Newsletter 17 December 2019   Christmas holiday greetings and closure details Management systems and the PDCA cycle (article and video) New ISO 27001 InfoSec Toolkit Ask the experts (about Objective planning) Audit template to download Qudos 3 IMS software update | Qudos Club news Click here to read Newsletter.

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Qudos announce new ISO 27001 Information Security Toolkit  10 December 2019 In the light of numerous high-profile incidents, there is a growing awareness of the importance of information security in both private and public sector organisations. We need to establish clear business rules, and implement the necessary controls to preserve the confidentiality, integrity and availability…

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ISO 27001 certification and the PDCA cycle 2 December 2019 ISO 27001 certification Our business life is becoming ever-more dependant on information technology and it seems almost a daily occurrence that an information security incident makes the news. Oganisations are threrefore increasingly looking to implement an ISMS (information security management system) to preserve the confidentiality,…

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The changing face of business software Date: 3 October 2019 A client recently contacted us to ask about updating from a 20-year old Qudos software application. It had been purchased on CD media, installed on their server, and used ever since. Unfortunately, it was (not surprisingly) no longer going to be compatible with a new…

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Our September 2019 Newsletter 20 September 2018 Avoiding human error What’s the best quality management tool? Ask the experts – What evidence would an auditor look for as compliance to ISO 9001:2015 clause 4.2 Interested parties? Internal audit template to download – Interested parties Qudos 3 IMS software update – with new ISO 27001 Gap Analysis…

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Qudos announce new ISO 27001 ISMS Gap Analysis Tool 22 July 2019 Adoption Cyber security and the wider concept of information security are of significant and growing interest to organisations globally. The result is that many are looking to implement an ISMS (Information Security Management System). There are numerous frameworks available on which to base…

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Qudos announce new software Gap Analysis Tool for your ISO 27001 ISMS 22 July 2019   Adoption Although there are numerous other security frameworks, the ISO27001 standard is now being widely adopted around the world as the model for an ISMS (Information Security Management System). This is especially important if your organisation needs to provide…

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