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Clause 7 – Support

Posted: February 6, 2016 at 4:30 pm   /   ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 Clause 7: Support et’s take a look at another one of the requirements that will help us carry out our processes – Clause 7: Support. Since we all need ‘resources’ to make any process produce results, this requirement is no surprise whatsoever. We’ve been audited for ‘adequate resources’ since 1987, and the importance of ‘support’ […]

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Clause 6: Planning – If you fail to plan…

Posted: January 29, 2016 at 10:52 am   /   ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 Clause 6: Planning – if you fail to plan.. his is by no means a new concept, but there are some new requirements. Deming introduced the Plan-Do-Check-Act mantra back in the 50s and explained that he based his work on Shewart’s ‘Plan-Do-Study-Act’ cycle. Believe it or not, Deming claims to have used the […]

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Clause 5: Leadership – lead, follow or get out of the way!

Posted: January 24, 2016 at 9:52 pm   /   ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 Clause 5 “Leadership – the ‘make it or break it’ component of any management system” Leadership is one of the 8 Management Principles we’ve used for years as the guiding lights for our systems. They are now described in section o.2 – Quality Management Principles and have been reduced to 7 by combining […]

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ISO 9001:2015 Clause 4 – “Context of the Organization”

Posted: January 11, 2016 at 8:56 pm   /   ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 Clause 4 “Context of the Organization” This is a valuable requirement to spend some time on. The better we understand our ‘Context’, the stronger Management System we will design. It will result in more resilience for our organization. This clause requires that we identify what kids of external and internal issues exist that will […]

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BLOG POSTS – A YEAR IN REVIEW 2015

Posted: January 8, 2016 at 12:36 am   /   Blog, Infograph

 

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ASQ Ottawa Valley Section Receives Historical Documents

Posted: December 13, 2015 at 5:57 pm   /   Blog

Michael Olsen, one of the founding members of ASQ Ottawa Valley Section, contacted ASQ Ottawa with the news that he wishes to deliver some historical documents. ASQ Ottawa invited Mike to the Professional Development event held on Nov 25, 2015. Mike delivered the original copy of the Charter incorporating ASQ Ottawa as an independent Section, […]

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