QD Knowledge Guides: What Is ISO 9001:2015?
What Is ISO 9001:2015?
It's time to put our heads around the latest revision of ISO 9001, the international standard for quality management systems.
Extensively revised from its previous edition, ISO 9001:2015 requires certified companies to update their processes and documents to meet the standard's new requirements. For companies seeking ISO 9001 certification for the first time, the process will entail a lot of planning and effort.
Is it worth it? And if so, why is the standard important, and how does a company go about becoming certified?
Quality Digest has compiled this easy-to-use knowledge guide, "What Is ISO 9001:2015?" to provide answers to those and many other questions. For those unfamiliar with ISO 9001, this guide offers a summary of the standard itself, its organizational structure, why it's valuable to your company and the global marketplace, and the steps to becoming ISO 9001-certified.
Each of the five sections of the guide includes multiple links to relevant, in-depth articles from Quality Digest's website and elsewhere. You'll find the answers to these questions:
• What is ISO 9001?
• How is ISO 9001 organized?
• Why is certification to ISO 9001 valuable?
• How does a company become certified to ISO 9001?
• What is an internal audit to ISO 9001?
Plus, we'll email you notices of relevant news or developments about the standard as they occur.
So start learning about the ISO 9001 standard and certification now. Our ISO 9001:2015 knowledge guide is a convenient and practical first step.