Measuring and monitoring
ISO 27001 Information Security – Clause 9 Evaluation
ISO 27001 Information Security – Clause 9 Evaluation Qudos guide to ISO 27001:2022 clause 9 Evaluation 16th November 2022 – ISO 27001 Information Security in plain English – Blog post #16. ISO 27001 – Clause 9 Evaluation This clause forms the Check step of the PDCA cycle. It has three elements: 9.1 Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation 9.2…Read More
Asset module for Qudos 3 IMS software!
Asset management in Qudos 3 IMS software 26 May 2021 Asset management is becoming an increasingly important area of management systems. For example, the ISO 27001 Information Security standard includes specific requirements for the control of assets (Annex control A8). The subject is also very relevant to the 7.1 Resources clause as well as other…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
The ISO 45001 OHS standard: A Quick Intro
ISO 45001 OHS Standard: A Quick Intro 3 March 2020 The ISO 45001 OHS Standard specifies requirements for an OHSMS (Occupational Health & Safety Management System). It was released in 2018 and is gradually superseding many earlier national standards. Many observers consider ISO 45001 to be the most significant OHS standard ever. Why? Well, a…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Its time to transition your QMS (Quality Management System) to ISO9001:2015
Its time to transition your QMS (Quality Management System) to ISO9001:2015 When the latest ISO9001 quality management standard was released in September 2015, ISO set out a 3-year period for organizations to transition for certification purposes. If your organization has not yet transitioned its QMS, this PDF article will give you the heads-up on the…Read More
The new ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Standard – How will it affect your organisation?
The new ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Standard – How will it affect your organisation? ISO has recently updated the popular ISO 9001 standard. This update includes some very significant changes to the structure and requirements, and will affect all organistions intending to maintain a certified QMS or IMS. This article describes significant changes, timeframes,…Read More