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Transitioning to ISO 9001:2015- A Practitioner’s 10 Tips for Success (Part 2)

Posted by Adam Steel on Mar 29, 2018 2:44:33 PM

A Leader's Light-hearted Reflection on the ISO Transition Journey

Part Two: 10 Tips to a Successful Audit & Transition - How We Got There With Zero Infractions - Part of our Series on Project Management Best Practices

iso-9001-2015-audit-transition.jpgThe ISO 9001: 2015 transition process is causing angst among ISO Management Representatives (a term redlined in the 2015 requirements) and Process Managers/ Owners in the more than 1 million ISO 9001 certified organizations around the world. Some of those organizations may well be in “panic mode” to meet the re-certification deadline.

In response to this, and because I don’t like seeing people suffer, I’ve put together 10 tips based on my experience for those currently or planning on making the transition. (Read Part 1 of this article here).

 

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Topics: project management best practices, iso 9001:2008, iso 9001:2015

Transitioning to ISO 9001:2015 - A Practitioner’s 10 Tips for Success (Part 1)

Posted by Adam Steel on Mar 29, 2018 2:42:16 PM

A Leader's Light-hearted Reflection on the ISO Transition Journey

Part One: The Story of Our Mad Scramble To Transition to ISO 9001:2015 in 67 Days - part of our series on Project Management Best Practices

Download 10 Tips For A Successful ISO 9001:2015 Transition

Corporate certifications are important notches in any corporate belt, right?

To answer my own question, of course they are.

They provide the proof that product and service suppliers need to convince customers/ clients they are mature in their processes and can consistently meet expectations. Showing that certification to potential or existing customers provides assurance to gain their confidence in product and service delivery, regardless of type, scope, or durational context.

As a new Executive in a Technology company, leading the transition from ISO 9001:2008 to the new 2015 requirement was one of my first challenges to face. Although I was well versed in ISO, CMMI, ITIL, PMO, and other acronyms (certifications...impressive, right?), I was less than a week into my new position when this seemingly monumental task was assigned.

iso-9001-2015-transition-help.jpgOur team on day 60 of the ISO 9001:2015 transition...

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Topics: project management best practices, iso 9001:2008, iso 9001:2015

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