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Client Case Study: Protect Data and Profitability with an ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 Integrated Management System (IMS)

30 Apr 2021 Posted by Victoria Ontiveros in Blog, Home Page
Overview Secure and resilient systems are needed to protect an organization’s processes, data and daily operations. However, safeguarding an organization against cybersecurity threats, such as data breaches and ransomware, can be difficult. A combination of multiple systems and people is often needed to achieve effective...

Build a Business Management System (BMS)

19 Mar 2021 Posted by Victoria Ontiveros in Blog, Home Page
Introduction Many organizations may be familiar with Quality Management Systems (QMS), Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS) and Environmental Management Systems (EMS). These systems are focused on specific objectives relating to product or service quality, health and safety in the workplace and environmental performance. But,...

Key Business Trends Shaping 2021 and Beyond

15 Jan 2021 Posted by Victoria Ontiveros in Blog, Home Page
Introduction Ongoing disruption has forced many businesses to quickly transform. Organizations turned their focus to survival and rushed to adapt to extraordinary circumstances. As organizations become optimistic about the future, these rapid changes will become an integral part of their long-term strategy. This article provides...

The ISO Show: Top 5 Cybersecurity Risks to Be Aware of

18 Dec 2020 Posted by Victoria Ontiveros in Aerospace, Alloys and Metals, Automotive, Blog, Chemical, Construction, Distribution, Food and Beverage, Home Page, Laboratories, Logistics, Manufacturing, Medical, Oil and Gas, Public Agencies, Technology, Videos
Virtually every organization faces cybersecurity threats on a daily basis - whether they realize it or not. Unfortunately, a cybersecurity attack is usually undetected it has a negative impact on the organization. Don't wait until it's too late! In this episode of The ISO Show,...

3 Time Management Tips to Maximize Productivity

11 Nov 2020 Posted by Victoria Ontiveros in Blog, Home Page
Introduction Time is an organization’s most valuable resource. For many of us, our day starts with the goal of being as effective and productive as possible. However, after meetings, checking emails or even chatting with co-workers, our initial goals of what we plan to complete...

Top 5 Tips to Prevent Ransomware Cyberattacks

26 Oct 2020 Posted by Victoria Ontiveros in Blog, Home Page
Introduction The number of organizations targets by cybercrime continues to rise year after year. In fact, the most commonly reported fraud has become data theft, surpassing physical theft. Preventing the theft of digital information should remain a priority for organizations since hackers continue to target...

Deliver Trusted Results with an ISO 17025 Laboratory Management System

30 Sep 2020 Posted by Victoria Ontiveros in Blog, Home Page
Introduction ISO/IEC 17025:2017 is an internationally recognized standard that provides the general requirements for the general competency for all types of laboratories, including testing and calibration labs. Published by the International Organizations for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), ISO 17025 is one...

Top 5 Advantages of Company Group Training

16 Sep 2020 Posted by Victoria Ontiveros in Blog, Home Page
Introduction Any successful organization recognizes that its employees are critical and invaluable assets to their business. In an article published on the Harvard Business Review, it’s suggested that an employee's skills are worth far more than a company’s tangible assets. Training is one of the...

The ISO Show: ISO 9001 – Why All The Unnecessary Things?

10 Jun 2020 Posted by Victoria Ontiveros in Aerospace, Alloys and Metals, Automotive, Blog, Chemical, Construction, Distribution, Food and Beverage, Home Page, Laboratories, Logistics, Manufacturing, Medical, Oil and Gas, Public Agencies, Technology, Videos
A client asked us why ISO 9001, the most popular quality management system standard in the world, requires them to do unnecessary things. It depends on what you consider unnecessary. Typically, organizations that complain about management system requirements, such as API Spec Q1/Q2, ISO 14001...