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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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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Tools & Resources for Clients Transitioning to ISO 9001:2015

Please go to “Just for Clients” located at the top of any of our website pages and click on the “Downloads” tab for useful documents and tools such as: Client Transition Plan Application ISO 9001:2015 Transition Expectations Differences between ISO … Continue reading

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ISO 9001:2015 Pre-Assessment Audits

Not sure if you are ready to transition?  You can request a Pre-Assessment Audit through your auditor or by contacting our office.  This is a “practice audit”, where you can get feedback on conformance in advance of your Assessment.  This … Continue reading

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Transition to ISO 9001:2015 – New Client Requirements

In the first year of ISO 9001:2015, we have helped numerous clients through the transition process. We truly appreciate these clients’ responsiveness to our request for an early transition. These clients did a great job of preparing and their transitions … Continue reading

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Deconstructing ISO 9001:2015 Part 2: Section 5: Leadership: Involvement of Top Management

Management Responsibility has always been a part of ISO 9001, as it is intended to be a Top Management-supported and implemented Quality Management System. It’s no surprise, then, that ISO 9001:2015 has management responsibilities.  With that said, there have been … Continue reading

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Deconstructing ISO 9001:2015 Part 1: Understanding ISO 9001:2015 and the Role of Interested Parties (4.2)

Although not new to those familiar with ISO 14001, Interested Parties is new to the ISO 9001:2015 Standard.  Because of the emphasis placed upon Interested Parties, it’s important to understand the concept of ISO’s definition and how to use this … Continue reading

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Making Murky ISO 9001:2015 Clear

Okay – now that it’s out we are all reviewing the ISO 9001:2015 Standard and preparing our systems for implementation and auditing and the vast amount of flexibility in the Standard is causing some concern.   Not to worry, Platinum has … Continue reading

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ISO 9001:2015: It’s Released!

The new ISO 9001:2015 Standard has been approved and was published on September 15, 2015. It was made available for purchase on September 23, 2015. Where Can I Get a Copy of the New ISO 9001:2015 Standard? The Standard is … Continue reading

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ISO 9001:2015 – What’s in it?

The main changes in this new version include: The adoption of Annex SL requirements (the standardized requirements and structure that will now appear in all ISO Standards) An explicit requirement for risk-based thinking aimed at preventing undesirable outcomes. A heavy … Continue reading

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