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ISO 9001:2015 Revised Quality Management Principles

The principles of quality management can be considered “threads” of good business practice that should focus the application and intent of the ISO 9000 series. ISO 9000:2015 provides guidance on the way that these principles should be applied Continue reading

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ISO 9001:2015: Internal and External Issues

All management systems adopting the Annex SL format are required to identify and manage as appropriate, the management system’s internal and external issues. This will initially require an organisation to determine the scope of the management system, then to understand the processes within its scope, and then to further understand how they inter-relate both internally and externally. Continue reading

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ISO 9001:2015 Risks and Opportunities

I actually found it quite difficult to form a clear opinion about this new requirement when all we had to go off was academic discussion and argument, now we have the benefit of a few concrete worked examples to play with, my thoughts are becoming clear and … it could work. Continue reading

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ISO 9001:2015 Exclusions to Scope

I have had ISO 9001:2015 FDIS now for a couple of days, and I am busy trying to reconcile a few discussions I have seen about the FDIS, Annex SL and also what I would describe as a few myths. The subject of “exclusions” is something, at this present moment in time, I am ready to put on the latter pile. Continue reading

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Upside risk?

Yesterday I saw a news report about BBC commissioning strategy that made me think again about it. The piece suggested the BBC should “take more risks”. The context was that playing safe in the commissioning of programs might not be the best thing to do, and some of the more groundbreaking programs of recent times have initially been programs the BBC was not 100% sure about for one reason or another. Is THIS “upside risk” I asked myself, and if it is, what are the practical implications when it comes to managing “upside risks”? Continue reading

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