Are you following ISO 9001 standard in your company? Yes, GOOD!! It is a key step for boosting performance, consistency and customers’ happiness. ISO 9001:2015 was published in Sep 23, 2015 and it comprises of some new clauses as compared to ISO 9001:2008. 10 clauses of ISO 9001:2015 standard are based on PDCA i.e. Plan, Do, Check and Act strategy. Clauses 4, 5, 6 and 7 shows PLAN, clause 8 of ISO 9001:2015 reflects DO, clause 9 is for CHECK and clause 10 covers ACT. These changes are made to ensure ISO 9001 QMS aligns closely with the organization – strategically, tactically and operationally.
ISO 9001 documented information refers to meaningful information which needs to be controlled and maintained by the organization. It acts as a replacement for processes, records and other form of documentation in ISO 9001:2008. It is of two types:
In short terms like documents, records or documented procedures are obsolete now as everything is covered under documented information.
Talking about ISO 9001:2015 requirements, there are two generic points which should be covered by each industry irrespective of size.
Apart from requirements there are in all 18 ISO 9001 mandatory records which a company should keep. These records are based on device calibration, training, products or services, design, development, property of customer, non-conforming output, audits, review of management, and corrective actions.
It’s good that you have decided to be ISO compliant, however the journey may not that much easy, as the compliance requires lot of documentation, and time-to-time monitoring if you use traditional manual ways. This process can be little bit costly due to high ISO 9001 consulting fees and above all will take a lot of time. So are you looking for an automated process which will take care of your ISO compliance? If yes, then your search ends with Effivity. It is a cloud based user-friendly software for making your process easy, ISO compliant and always ready for audits.
This software is innovation of Effivity Technologies, and is mainly introduced for giving you a helping hand right from the implementation of ISO standards till its maintenance. It gives you freedom from manual documentation which is a time consuming procedure. It also saves your time through automation and online cloud based along with appropriate reminders in case you missed any important compliance.
So, now never think about traditional procedures and adopt Effivity for remaining compliant and ahead of your competitors, as it is the only software which integrate business with ISO standards and compliance.