Tag Archives: Quality management

ISO 9004 Overview April 2018

In April 2018, ISO published ISO 9004: 2018 Quality management – Quality of an organisation – Guidance to achieve sustained success. This document was prepared by Technical Committee ISO/TC 176, Quality management and quality assurance, which also developed ISO 9001:2015. ISO 9004:2018 replaces ISO 9004:2009. The main changes compared to the previous edition are as […]

ISO 9004 is Getting a Facelift

ISO 9004 is the forthcoming standard for managing the sustained success of an organisation.  It is to be used as a tool to extend the benefits of ISO 9001:2015, by ensuring organisations can consistently meet the relevant needs and expectations of their interested parties, in a balanced way, over the long term.  Relevant interested parties […]

The World Welcomes ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 was published earlier this morning! Experts from over 80 countries have spent the last three years revising ISO 9001 to ensure that this standard meets the requirements of modern life. An evolutionary process approach was taken in the revision of ISO 9001. The 2015 version will be performance-based. Nigel Croft, Chairman of the […]

Major Changes to ISO 9001 on the way for 2015

The ISO 9000 series of quality standards is by far the best selling and most extensively used management system worldwide.  Like all ISO standards ISO 9001 generally undergoes a revision every five years. The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) is currently undertaking a process for updating the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System standard. The process […]