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How To Stay Audit Ready

14 Mar 2018 Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog, Home Page, Videos
How To Stay Audit Ready! Keeping your organization audit ready is an important step in running your management system smoothly. The ISO 9001 Group wants to show your organization how to stay audit ready. Our new video blog details four tips that will keep you proactive...

Demonstrating Leadership Within Your Quality Management System

30 Jan 2018 Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog, Home Page, Videos
A major requirement of ISO 9001:2015 is that top management demonstrates leadership within the quality management system. Does your organization's top management struggle to meet the ISO 9001:2015 leadership requirement? Watch our video now to learn valuable tips on demonstrating leadership within your quality management system! Click here to contact The...

Five Why Technique – Getting to the Root Cause

19 Jan 2018 Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog, Home Page, Videos
Getting to the root cause of nonconformities, is a major challenge for many organizations. Does your organization repeatedly deal with the same problems or nonconformities over and over? You've implemented corrective actions, but here you are dealing with the same issue again, on a different project, order...

Process Oriented Internal Auditing

20 Nov 2017 Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog, Home Page, Videos
Conducting internal audits is one of the most important requirements of your management system. Oscar provides several tips to help your organization perform process oriented audits! Contact The ISO 9001 Group to learn more about how we can help your organization manage its risks and...

Seven Steps of Writing Effective Standard Operating Procedures

10 Jul 2017 Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog
Introduction Standard operating procedures (SOPs), serve as the foundation for an organization’s operations.  As the title indicates, SOPs establish the standard for operations for all internal or external parties associated with the organization’s activities.  Without SOPs, operations of the organization are not standardized and activities...

How Organizations Manage Change

27 Apr 2017 Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog
Introduction Changes in organizations, often happen with lightning speed! Sometimes changes occur so fast, that organizations don’t even know they happened, until they feel the positive or negative impacts (undesired effect) of the change.  It’s like when you see a chair and decide to sit...

Process Oriented Risk Based Thinking

23 Jan 2017 Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog, Risk Watch
ISO 9001:2015 Introduces a New Way to Manage Risks One major focus of ISO 9001:2015, is the concept of risk based thinking. Many organizations have risk management departments, but these departments typically do not focus on the risks that ISO 9001:2015 is referring to. Quality departments...

Start Your ISO 9001:2015 Transition Now

12 Jan 2017 Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog, Videos
It's Time To Start The ISO 9001:2015 Transition Now! Why would an organization want to begin their ISO 9001:2015 transition now? This article will outline 3 great reasons. ISO 9001, is a standard that outlines the requirements for a quality management system. It helps businesses and...

(Video) Process Oriented Risk Based Thinking Webinar

01 Dec 2016 Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog, Videos
Please enjoy this recording of our complimentary webinar Process Oriented Risk Based Thinking. Many organizations are now having to think about risk within their processes. When most people think of risk, they normally think safety, insurance coverage, liability exposure, etc. Organizations typically don’t drill down to...

“Too Busy” To Get ISO 9001 Certified?

21 Oct 2016 Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog
In our last segment, “4 Reasons to Get Your Quality Management Certification in a Down Market”, we outlined reasons to get ISO 9001 certified when the market is down. Let’s take a look at the flip side of that situation and see why you shouldn't...