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How to Conduct an Efficient ISO 27001 Internal Audit

For an Information Security Management System (ISMS) one of the basic functions is a periodic internal audit of the ISMS conducted independently aligned with the requisites of the ISO IEC 27001:2013 (ISO 27001) standard. According to the section 9 of the management requirements for ISO 27001:2013 the objective of [...]

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Developing an Environmental Aspects and Impacts Register for ISO 14001

Identifying and developing a significant environmental aspects and impacts register is key to ensure the effectiveness of the Environmental Management Systems based on the ISO 14001 standard. The environmental aspects are all the elements, activities, processes and products/services of an organisation that can interact and has an impact on [...]

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Conducting Effective Supplier Audits within Your Supply Chain

Conducting effective supplier audits is an established strategy in identifying, eliminating and preventing quality issues in a supplier management system, processes and products before the issues extends. However, there are several strategies to improve supplier audits. An important factor in the effective and efficient maintenance and operation of a [...]

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Benefits of Outsourcing your ISO 17025 Internal Audit

ISO 17025 is the very first internationally recognized standard designed for laboratory quality system that offers a source for accreditation. It consists of two sub-sections of clauses, namely technical requirements as well as management requirements. It is based upon ISO 9001, but built for the special requirement of testing [...]

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Use of Pestle Analysis to Define Interested Parties in ISO 9001

Basically PESTLE analysis is an abbreviation in which P stands for Political, E for Economic, S for Social, T for Technological, L for Legal and E for Environmental. It helps us in providing a bird’s eye view of the entire environment from a lot of different perspectives that an [...]

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SWOT Analysis to Define the Contexts of an Organisation in ISO 9001

In ISO 9001 a new requirement is context of the organisation which mentions that an organisation should reflect on both the internal and external issues that can affect the strategic objectives of an entity and the planning of the QMS. The Clause 4 of ISO 9001:2015 Context of the [...]

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