Quality Consultant – Organisational knowledge

This clause of ISO9001: 2015 section 7.1.6 examines a new specific area to the Standard, that of organisational knowledge. The definition of competence has often included the application of skills and knowledge, but this clause now requires greater focus. Many...

Quality Consultant – Measurement traceability

The Standard section 7.1.5.2 measurement traceability is focussing on the needs for the organisation to utilise measuring and test equipment that can verify the results required to meet contractual standards.  In most cases this equipment will need to be...

Quality Consultant – Leadership for 9001

A positive requirement of ISO9001: 2015 is that it requires positive and visible leadership. Most organisations today tend to make the choice to go for assessment on a voluntary basis. So, by default one would expect to see a reasonable amount of...

Quality Consultant – Interested parties

Section 4.2 of 9001: 2015 establishes the need to determine the interested parties or stakeholders. All organisations will have some interested parties, these might includecustomers, bond holders, partners, franchise operators, bankers, regulators,...

Quality Consultant – Infrastructure

The infrastructure clause of 9001: 2015 is relatively straight forward although the author of this blog would suggest that the organisation should be clear at the onset what should be included. The Standard requires that an organisation should...