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The changing face of business software

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

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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New PDCA cycle training video

The PDCA cycle – new training video Date: 12 September 2019 The PDCA cycle is the key principle behind ISO 9001 and all modern management system standards.  Because of that, we believe that it’s of great benefit if those involved in developing and implementing systems can have a broad understanding of the concept. So, Qudos…

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Quality Business Campaign begins

Quality Business campaign begins Date: 26 August 2019 We are excited to announce the launch of our advertising campaign with the AOQ (The Australian Organisation for Quality) Quality Business magazine. The campaign begins with 2019 issue 3 – which has just been released. Quality Business magazine is the AOQ’s flagship publication, produced in partnership with…

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What’s the best Quality Management tool?

What’s the best quality management tool? Date: 7 August 2019, Author: Alan M. Jones Background There are many quality management tools available and some have been in existence for a good number of years. Process analysis and improvement tools played a major part in the early development of quality management. However, with the advent of the…

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Welcome to Auditor Training Online – our newest Re-seller!

Welcome to our new authorised re-seller – Auditor Training Online   17 July 2019 Qudos is delighted to welcome Auditor Training Online as the latest, authorised reseller for Qudos 3 software and Qudos Club online library. Auditor Training Online is a Registered Training Organisation for Management Systems Auditing courses. They provide Lead Auditor and other online…

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Preventing human error and omissions

Preventing human error 11 July 2019 The latest version of ISO 9001 included many significant changes, and the headline acts were probably the change in focus from documentation to risk management, the enhanced process requirements, and the adoption of ISO’s common structure and terminology. However, there were a few requirements that slid in without much…

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A blast from the past

A blast from the past…and into the future   16 April 2019 A Blast from the past! We had a very pleasant surprise last week, when a long-standing client Didier Dejean of Valvoline sent us some photographs of early Qudos software products.  These date back from the late 1990’s and had come to light when…

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Our March 2019 Newsletter

Our March 2019 Newsletter 21 March 2018 What evidence would an auditor look for as compliance to ISO 9001:2015 clause 7.1.4 Environment for the operation of processes? First aid – internal audit template 10 FAQs about obtaining ISO 27001 Information Security Certification Welcome to our newest Re-seller 50 sample objectives for your management system New ISO…

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Are you getting to the root of the problem?

Are you getting to the root of the problem? 20 March 2019 When problems occur in organisations, it is generally easiest to deal with the symptoms – for they are the immediately obvious manifestation of the problem and dealing with them is what gets recognition. So that’s exactly what we tend to do. Something goes…

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