Results of Oxebridge ISO 9001:2015 Early Opinion Survey

Oxebridge Quality Resources International recently launched a survey to gather early opinions on ISO 9001:2015 from users and others in the quality profession. In general, the early view of the respondents appears highly positive to cautiously optimistic, with the...

Former US TAG 176 Chair Co-Authored Book with Her Replacement

Alka Jarvis, the outgoing Chair of the US Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to ISO/TC 176, the US committee responsible for drafting ISO 9001, has published a book on the new standard alongside Paul Palmes, the new TAG Chair. Ms. Jarvis had personally placed Mr....

ANSI Adopted ISO 9001:2015, Now Official US Standard

Despite a call for ANSI to do the right thing and not ratify ISO 9001:2015 as an official US standard, they did it anyway. Wasting no time, ANSI adopted the new standard on October 21, just a few weeks after the standard was published by ISO itself. The hope was that...

Great Resource on Knowledge Management

“Knowledge Management” is a new concept added to ISO 9001:2015, and while it’s only brushed on lightly in the new standard, it’s a complicated subject that is raising a lot of questions. I think the risk is that users and auditors are going to...

ISO 9001:2015 Officially Published

ISO has officially released the final International Standard version of ISO 9001:2015. This version is the official public release, to be used for certification purposes. ANSI is currently selling the standard for $173 US, via their webstore...

UPDATE: ISO 9001:2015 Approved with Higher Majority than Reported

[This is an update on a previous report.] Previous reporting by Oxebridge indicated the FDIS 0f ISO 9001:2015 had been approved with a 97% majority; the final figures show an even higher majority, with 75 nations voting to approve, 0 disapprovals and 5 abstentions....