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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The ultimate goal of ISO 9001 certification is to ensure that an organization’s products or services fulfill customers’ needs while meeting applicable quality standards. With that in mind, it’s understandable for organizations to focus on customer satisfaction while preparing for quality management system (QMS) implementation and ISO 9001 certification. But how should you define customer […]
QMS—or quality management systems—can help organizations of all sizes meet internationally recognized standards and achieve ISO 9001 certification. Trident Quality Management Solutions specializes in helping organizations identify problems in their internal processes and implement QMS to correct those problems. But what happens after QMS implementation is complete? Continue reading for a brief overview of the […]
Risk is inherent in any activity—it’s simply a part of doing business. That’s why the most recent version of the ISO 9001 standard has included risk assessment throughout each section. Whereas risk was formerly considered almost exclusively in its own clause titled “Preventive Action” (refer to ISO 9001:2008, Clause 8.5.3), it is now engrained throughout […]
AS9100 is an internationally recognized quality management system (QMS) standard that is specific to the aerospace industry. It not only incorporates the entirety of the most current version of ISO 9001, but also includes industry-specific requirements for quality and safety. For most aerospace manufacturers and suppliers, AS9100 is necessary for doing business, as compliance is […]
COVID-19 has created widespread uncertainty in just about every industry with those in manufacturing, transportation, and logistics among the hardest hit by the pandemic. However, businesses in those industries must press on while maintaining conformity to ISO 9001 or AS 9100 requirements. Implementing a QMS (Quality Management System) with support from our team can help […]
Conformity with rigorous quality standards is a challenge for many businesses and organizations. A quality management system (QMS) can keep your organization in compliance throughout daily operations, but the implementation process can benefit from experienced outside support. That’s where Trident Quality Management Solutions (Trident QMS) can serve your organization. We’re a team of consultants with […]
Are you blinking right now? How about breathing? We often take the most important but basic things for granted, including in business. We might get so caught up in the day-to-day tasks that we forget to try to accomplish the overall, underlying goals that are set before us, like improving products and customer service. When […]
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 […]
So what is it all for anyway? What is the purpose of ISO, and what’s the use of having international standards at all? … Well … plenty. There are many benefits of international standards, so much so in fact that professionals from industries around the world work with ISO to develop the standards. Top Benefits […]
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 […]
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.