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Management System Tip: Assigning Document Control Numbers

28 Jul 2021 Posted by Christina Gamache in Blog, Videos
Controlled documents are crucial to executing daily tasks and activities. Clear document control numbers ensure that employees are utilizing the latest documents, procedures or form templates. Oscar Combs, President of The ISO 9001 Group, provides guidance on assigning clear document control numbers. Contact us to...

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

18 Dec 2020 Posted by Oscar Combs 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,...

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

10 Jun 2020 Posted by Oscar Combs 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...

Management System Tip – Why Are You Implementing Management Systems?

21 Feb 2020 Posted by Oscar Combs 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
Many times, clients engage us initially because their customers want them to achieve certification to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 or similar management system standards. In many cases, they feel that management systems are about paperwork. They fail to realize why they need to...

Management System Tip – How Often Should We Conduct a Management Review Meeting?

22 Jan 2020 Posted by Oscar Combs 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
In this management system tip episode, Oscar Combs, Sr. Consultant of The ISO 9001 Group, answers common questions about management review meetings, including: What is a management review meeting? What is the purpose of conducting management reviews? How often should a company conduct a management...

What is a Controlled Document?

20 Sep 2019 Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog, Videos
What documents do you need to control within your organization? This is a common question for many organizations. With so many documents from timesheets to contracts, its very understandable why controlling documents is such a major issue for organizations. Do you have to control every...

All About Standard Operating Procedures

10 Sep 2019 Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog, Home Page, Videos
Standard operating procedures (SOPs) serve as the foundation for any organization's operations. Watch this episode of ISO Wake Up Call to learn more about standard operating procedures, the benefits of establishing SOPs for organizational processes and resources your organization can utilize to kick start the...

Complimentary Webinar: Context of Your Organization

13 Dec 2018 Posted by Oscar Combs in Aerospace, Alloys and Metals, Automotive, Blog, Chemical, Construction, Distribution, Food and Beverage, Laboratories, Logistics, Manufacturing, Medical, Oil and Gas, Public Agencies, Technology, Videos
You can’t fully assess your organization’s risks if you don’t first fully understand the context of your organization. Understanding your organization and its context is a requirement of ISO 9001:2015, but do organizations really understand what this really means? Have you identified and assessed the...

Management System Tip – Establishing Key Performance Indicators for Processes

10 Dec 2018 Posted by Oscar Combs in Aerospace, Alloys and Metals, Automotive, Blog, Chemical, Construction, Distribution, Food and Beverage, Laboratories, Logistics, Manufacturing, Medical, Oil and Gas, Public Agencies, Technology, Videos
All processes in your organization must be controlled and measured. Since processes are based upon inputs and outputs, the performance of any process within your organization can be measured based upon its output results. In this episode, we will provide a tip on how to effectively identify...

Holding Effective Meetings

12 Jun 2018 Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog, Videos
Holding Effective Meetings! Meetings are an effective way to communicate, and share important information within our organizations. When meetings are not effective or used wisely, they could be perceived as a waste of time. In this episode of Management System Tips, The ISO 9001 Group provides...