What Is the ISO 9001 Standard?

What is ISO Compliance

The ISO 9001 Standard is an international standard for creating a quality management system (QMS) that was created, perfected, and published by the International Standards Organization (ISO).   Who Should Use ISO 9001? ISO 9001 can be used by any organization, regardless of size or industry. More than one million organizations from more than 160 countries […]

Trident QMS at KushCon 2022

This weekend, in Tampa, FL, Trident QMS is attending a tradeshow for an industry that is underutilizing ISO 9001. KushCon is a hemp, CBD, and wellness business expo with up to 300 exhibitors and more than 7,500 attendees. Many of the exhibitors and attendees are familiar with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) but a lot of […]

Benefits of an ISO 9001 Quality Management System

Adopting an ISO 9001 quality management system (QMS) can seem overwhelming at first. Although ISO 9001 is required in some industries, it can benefit all organizations, regardless of requirements or sector-specific expectations. The process of going through the ISO 9001 certification process and maintaining the standards of the QMS is beneficial to virtually all organizations. […]

How Trident QMS Can Help With DCMA Audits

If you have contracts with the Department of Defense (DoD), then you know that DCMA audits can be a stressful experience. The worries contractors already had about DCMA audits has been amplified with recent changes to the process. The good news is that Trident Quality Management Solutions can support you through the DCMA audit process […]

Comparing ISO 9001 and AS 9100 for Aerospace and Defense Industries

Quality management standards are used across industries to ensure a level of reliability of products and services and to set expectations for productivity and caliber of work. The International Organization for Standardization, or ISO, is responsible for the ISO 9001 Standard, which is used across multiple industries. The AS 9100 Standard, used by organizations who […]

Defining Key Performance Indicators in ISO 9001

Successful businesses are used to relying on key performance indicators (KPI) to evaluate the impact of strategies they are using in order to determine when it is necessary to make adjustments to their related processes. When you adopt ISO 9001 as a Quality Management System (QMS), you will discover that having KPIs for your key […]

Top Reasons Your Business Should Become ISO 9001 Certified

ISO 9001 is the most used quality management system (QMS) in the world, with certifications issued in 178 countries. It sets a recognized and standardized framework for organization management to ensure that customer and stakeholder satisfaction is maximized. The techniques and benchmarks that ISO 9001 requires ensures quality at every step with internal mechanisms for […]

Dispelling Myths About ISO 9001 Certification

ISO 9001 certification is a powerfully effective way to keep companies of all sizes focused on quality control through specific, efficient management practices. Countries across the globe rely on ISO 9001 to maintain quality, ensure stakeholder satisfaction, and improve internal procedures. Despite the popularity of ISO certification, myths about what it is and what the […]

FAQs About Interested Parties in ISO 9001 Standards

Within all ISO standards, organizations are required to know the needs of their interested parties, but just who are these groups? The definition of interested parties, under ISO standards, is “a person or organization that can affect, be affected by or perceive itself to be affected by a decision or activity,” but the way this […]