Another ISO 9001 Success Story! 13 November 2020 | Qudos has a diverse portfolio of clients that we partner with to develop and maintain successful management systems – based on ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 27001, NDIS and other requirements. We take pride in sharing their stories. Allmet Engineering is a leading-edge provider…

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Do you want better tools for reporting issues?    1 September 2020 Good tools for identifying and reporting issues should be a key component of any management system. Identifying and reporting issues are the first steps towards planning and taking actions to solve problems and achieving long-term improvement. The process naturally forms a key element…

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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 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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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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