Despite all the information available to us today about ISO, many people still find it difficult to understand the difference between a Standard and a Law.
According to google, a law is defined as, "the system of rules which a particular country or community recognizes as regulating the actions of its members and which it may enforce by the… [more]
Last week we published an article titled What is a System? where we introduced a very important process called a Gap Analysis. In that article, it was explained in details what it is and why it is important to do it.
To recap on what we said, a Gap Analysis is a tool or a technique we use to determine what steps need to be taken in order for your… [more]
When the word "system" is mentioned, many people think machines, hardware, software, cogs, oil dripping, etc. Well, they are not wrong. Machines are systems comprising of different parts that work together to make the machine do what it is supposed to do. In fact, google defines a system as "a set of things working together as parts of a mechanism… [more]
ISO 9001:2015 is the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS).
Organizations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements. It is the most popular standard in the ISO 9000 series and the only standard in the… [more]
Sometimes some truths are so simple that most people miss them because they would be looking for something more complex. This is the case about using standards.
We get questions such as:
"My company only has 3 employees. Why do we need a Quality Management System?"
"Our company started only 4 months ago. Don't you think we are still too young… [more]