Planning

Are you winding down or winding up for Christmas?

Are you winding down or winding up for Christmas? 10 December 2018 It’s that time of year again when most people seem to be shifting down a gear, with social events of all kinds appearing in the calendar. For the next month, most of us wouldn’t even attempt to implement any substantial plans or initiatives…

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Introducing Qudos 3.36

Introducing Qudos 3.36   16 November 2018 Qudos is delighted to announce the latest version of Qudos 3 – the leading IMS (Integrated Management System) software application. This builds on recent updates to add even more functionality and facilitate a high level of collaboration in many areas. Here are some of the enhancements that we…

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Thinking about AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Management Systems

Thinking about AI (Artificial Intelligence) and management systems   By Alan M. Jones | 2 November 2018 I have just been reading the international bestseller Life 3.0 – Being human in the age of artificial intelligence. In it, the author Max Tegmark considers the implications of rapidly evolving AI (Artificial Intelligence) for us humans. This thought-provoking…

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10 Essential tips for a Great QMS #2 – Involving Everyone

10 Essential tips for a Great QMS #2 – Involving Everyone When everyone in an organization is aiming in the same direction, it will naturally have a better chance of getting there. This tip is a natural progression from the previous one on Leadership and commitment from top management. For, if top management are genuinely…

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Communicating about your management system

  Communicating about your management system   At the time of writing, we have reached the end of the transition period from previous versions of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 to the 2015 edition. You have completed your transition, haven’t you? During that time the greatest emphasis has of course been on the headline changes…

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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…

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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…

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Top 5 changes for ISO 9001:2015

Top 5 changes for ISO 9001:2015 ISO 9001:2015 brings a significant change of emphasis in requirements for quality management systems. If you haven’t yet looked into what’s new for ISO 9001:2015, here is a very brief introduction to 5 the most important changes it brings, and the reasons behind them. If you haven’t yet looked…

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