Change Is Inevitable
The past couple of years have seen many changes with the various global ISO and Aerospace Standards. The year 2018 will be the zenith of applied changes. Many certified organizations are still working diligently to beat the September 2018 deadline. If their organization does not successfully complete the certification transition by that time, they will be caught holding an expired certification and will have to deal with the consequences. Losing certification can be detrimental to business and quite costly! Do not delay!
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Obtaining your ISO 9001:2015 certification is an admirable goal. Your business – and its customers – will reap many benefits. However, in order to get that approval from an accredited registrar (certification body), you need to understand the elements of a quality management system. As a manager, you probably know it like the back of […]
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We touched on the subject of customer perception in our “How to Uncover Customer Expectations and Perceptions” blog, but it’s definitely something that needs to be discussed further. The importance of assessing customer perception to improve customer satisfaction can’t be overlooked for many reasons, including your own personal sense of success. What do we mean […]
Only part of the task at hand is done once you receive feedback from clients, partners and customers. The next step is analyzing this feedback. The method of addressing feedback through direct customer communication can provide you with an organized, clear picture of what is going right and what could be improved. Addressing Feedback through […]
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One of the most important factors in a business’s success is to ensure that consumers are satisfied. Yesterday’s customers or clients should look back at their experiences fondly. Today’s customers or clients should walk away with a smile. And they don’t know it yet, but tomorrow’s consumers won’t hesitate to come to you because they […]
The process ISO uses to develop standards is detailed, involved, complex and lengthy – and that’s a good thing. ISO standards aim to ensure that similar businesses throughout the world follow the same rules, so it’s understandable that it’s a long and difficult process. Luckily, as you are trying to obtain your ISO 9001:2015 certification, […]
You understand the importance of an ISO certification. Having it informs others that your company meets the requirements of an internationally recognized standard. More specifically, an independent, third-party, certification body (i.e., registrar) confirms that your organization’s quality management system (QMS) meets the requirements of the relevant standard. And you get that. Now, however, the question is […]
Would you like to know where your organization stands with regard to conformity to the ISO 9001 requirements? Simply complete this short form to gain access to download this valuable tool that will provide insight as to whether or not your Quality Management System (QMS) conforms to ISO 9001. Even if you do not think you have a QMS or know what a QMS is, this QMS Assessment will at least provide you with some insight with what you have in comparison to what the ISO standard requires.