IMS Action Plans -The journey from a QMS to an IMS – Part 2

IMS Action Plans – The journey from a QMS to an IMS – Part 2 The journey of moving up to an IMS July 2024. This article is the second part of our series on the journey from a QMS (Quality Management System) to an IMS (Integrated Management System). There is a growing trend to…

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New Registers Software Tool

New Registers Software Tool Registers screenshot New Registers Software Tool for Qudos3 IMS software May 2024 The concept As management system software developers, we are always looking for ways to help our clients implement a ‘one-stop shop’ for their systems. With Qudos3 IMS software we believe we have created a truly integrated platform that supports many…

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Webinar on ISO management system standard amendments

Webinar on ISO management system standard amendments Learn about the ISO standard amendments 9 April 2024. In a move that has surprised almost all observers, ISO has released amendments to many of its management system standards. Qudos is hosting one of its complimentary Expresso Webinars on 18 April to briefly explain what the amendments are,…

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New Supplier Management Software Tool

New Supplier Management Software Tool Qudos3 IMS software Supplier Management New supplier management software tool  8 April 2024. The importance of supplier management According to the old pearl of wisdom…’No man is an island’, and the same can be applied to organizations. None are entirely self-sufficient. They all rely to some degree on other people…

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Qudos Club March newsletter published

Qudos Club March newsletter published Qudos Club Compliance and risk management newsletter Qudos Club March newsletter published March 2024. Qudos Club is all about helping you with your management system. It’s topic-neutral – supporting subjects like Quality, Information Security, OHS, and Environmental management. It includes news, articles, webinar access and resources. These are all provided…

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The journey from a QMS to an IMS

The journey from a QMS to an IMS – Part 1 Reasons for expanding and integrating a management system March 2024. There is a growing trend to expand and integrate management systems. In some cases, an organization has an existing management system for one topic (let’s say Quality – based on ISO 9001), and it…

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ISO management system standards amended

ISO management system standards amended ISO’s surprise amendments to its management system standards March 2024. Normally, changes to ISO management system standards are a long, drawn out affair. There are committees that meet over long periods of time to plan and recommend changes. There are drafts published – often more than one. There is voting…

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Does your business still need a Quality Manual? 

Does your business still need a Quality Manual?  Does your business still need a Quality Manual?   By Alan M. Jones, CEO, Qudos Management Pty Ltd. February 2024.   Back in the day, every organization with a quality system had a quality manual. There was no alternative. A documented Quality manual was a mandatory requirement of…

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Welcome to new Qudos 3 client – databasics

We welcome databasics – another new Qudos 3 IMS software client   Qudos welcomes DAM solutions provider databasics, as another new Qudos3 IMS software client. 12 February 2024. For over 30 years databasics has been a leading provider of DAM (digital asset management) solutions and services in Australia / New Zealand – helping clients to…

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How does a management system advance?

How does a management system advance? How does an ISO Management System Advance? How does a management system advance? By Alan M. Jones, CEO, Qudos Management Pty Ltd. 23 January 2024.   I came across a quotation the other day from the renowned philosopher and mathematician Alfred North Whitehead: “Civilization advances by extending the number…

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