Cartoonist Goes Nuclear on ISO 9001

File this in the “Someone Other Than Oxebridge Said It” department. UK nuclear consultant and professional cartoonist Martin Wakeman has published a series of cartoons slamming ISO for developing vague and confusing standards designed to generate revenue...

“Surviving AS9100” Publication Date Delayed

It was probably to be expected, as the same thing happened with my first book, but the publication date for Surviving AS9100 Rev. D is slipping. I promised October, but I’m still writing it and October is halfway over, so I am not sure when this will be edited...

Get Ready for Oxebridge’s FOD Posters

For years I’ve been complaining about how the aerospace industry is infected with really, really bad FOD posters. I love the FOD Control Corporation‘s products, and their Make it FOD Free manual is required industry reading, but let’s face it, their...

Oxebridge Analysis of ISO Survey Data 2017

As reported earlier, ISO has just released its latest ISO Survey report, with data up to 2017. This report collects the total certifications for ISO 9001, 14001 and other standards, and is typically trotted out by ISO as a marketing piece, and typically with some...

White Paper: The Negative Impact of Annex SL

ISO consultant and previous ASQ Quality Press author Milt Dentch has released a white paper called “The Negative Impact of Annex SL on ISO Management Systems Standards,” and it’s a remarkable read. You can download the PDF file here. Dentch is the...