An old cliche goes, “Change is the crux of life”; ISO 9001 has undergone several transformations in the past 18 years. ISO 9001 is a worldwide accepted and certifiable QMS standard with more than 1.1 million certified organiztaions. Organizations across the world have got benefited by it irrespective of size and nature of their business. ISO Technical committee and Quality Management Council have put a great amount of efforts for ISO 9001:2015, the latest version. It is released on 23rd September 2015.
ISO has achieved a distinguished success as compared to other standardizations. It promotes Quality management and process efficiency around the world. It has revised the standards consistently and brought new versions for facilitating business leaders.
|ISO 9001 :2008||ISO 9001 :2015|
|0. Introduction||0. Introduction|
|1. Scope||1. Scope|
|2. Normative Reference||2. Normative Reference|
|3. Terms and Conditions||3. Terms and Conditions|
|4. Quality Management Systems||4. Context of the Organisation|
|5. Management Responsibility||5. Leadership|
|6. Resource Management||6. Planning|
|7. Product Realisation||7. Support|
|8. Measurement, Analysis and Improvement||8.Operation|
|9. Performance Evaluation|
The latest version of ISO 9001, ISO 9001:2015 is designed with a futuristic approach. The business dynamics have changed a lot in the recent years, and the pace is expected to increase further. Hence, it becomes incredibly important that organizations are prepared for the changes. Sustainable development is one of the pivotal objectives of it. An extensive research and preparation make the new version solid and strong. What makes it distinguishingly different from ISO 9001:2008 is:
|ISO 9001 :2008||ISO 9001 :2015 (Proposed)|
|QMP 1: Customer focus||QMP 1: Customer focus|
|QMP 2: Leadership||QMP 2: Leadership|
|QMP 3: Involvement of people||QMP 3: Engagement and Competence of People|
|QMP 4: Process approach||QMP 4: Process approach|
|QMP 5: System approach to management||QMP 5: Improvement|
|QMP 6: Continual improvement||QMP 6: Informed Decision Making|
|QMP 7: Factual approach to decision making||QMP 7: Relationship Management|
|QMP 8: Mutual beneficial supplier relationships|
Whether you are a novice ISO certification seeker or a certified company looking for an upgrade, it is always recommended taking help of a consultant. It makes the task easy. A well-versed consulting company with a rich experience of managing ISO certification for diversified clients knows the tips and tricks of completing it smartly. Since the new version introduces several changes, a proficient consultant like Lakshy Group of companies covering Lakshy Management Consultant Pvt Ltd, Sterling International Consulting and Infomatics Consultancy always helps.