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Correlation Matrices Between ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 9001:2015

If you are transitioning to ISO 9001:2015 you may find these correlation matrices published by the International Standard Organization helpful. Just click on the title to read the document. Correlation Matrices Between ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 9001:2015 (Published by ISO)

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Preparing For Your ISO 9001 Surveillance Audit

Okay, you have your initial assessment in the rear view mirror and now it’s time for your first surveillance audit. Sometimes this is one of the harder audits to get through because the energy and momentum can decline after the … Continue reading

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Benefits of Early Transition to ISO 9001:2015

According to the ANAB, there are key advantages of early transition in the last 12 months of the transition period. Benefits to having your ISO 9001:2015 certificates in hand sooner rather than later may include: More flexibility with scheduling and … Continue reading

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September 2017 – An Important  Marker for ISO 9001 and 14001 Transition

One thing we can say for certain now is – transition is not that tough!  Our transitioned clients have done a beautiful job of looking over the new and revised requirements and implementing them in a meaningful way to keep … Continue reading

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Deconstructing ISO 9001:2015 Part 4: Quality Objectives & Management Review

Section 6.2: Quality objectives and planning to achieve them “You can’t manage what you don’t see” and “You can’t improve what you don’t measure” are old management sayings that are still true today.  With any process, your organization will experience … Continue reading

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The Results Are In: Annual Client Survey Reveals Highest Rate of Client Satisfaction Yet

Once a year, Platinum sends out a Client Satisfaction Survey to ensure that the quality of our services are the best that they can be for our clients. We just got the results from our 2016 QMS Client Survey and, … Continue reading

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Deconstructing ISO 9001:2015 Part 3: Section 6.1: Evaluating Risk and Opportunities

Whether at home, on the road or at work, risk and opportunities are part of life.  Some risks have a higher probability of occurring than others, and we evaluate each of these risks either actively (planning ahead) or passively (as … Continue reading

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Current Certifications for ISO 13485:2003 EXPIRE February 28, 2019

The latest revision to ISO 13485 was released last February, replacing the previous 2003 version.  Current ISO 13485:2003 certificates will EXPIRE on February 28, 2019. For the next three years until February 28, 2019, both ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 13485:2016 … Continue reading

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ISO 9001:2015 Transition Time Running Out!

Best Methods for Transitioning to ISO 9001:2015 You’ve been busy, workloads are up and you are using most of your day just keeping up with normal business activities. You know that management expects you to get your ISO system ready … Continue reading

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Platinum Gives Back in 2017 Through the Difference Maker Movement

The Difference Maker Movement that Platinum supports was started by a young boy named Kylan when he was just 9 years old, because, in his words, he wanted to change the world.  He met some very special people who believed … Continue reading

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