Latest News & Opinion on the ISO Certification Scheme
The certification body had struggled to find AS9100 auditors in the region.
Doug French said the quiet part out loud, admitting Boeing doesn’t want to pay for AS9100 certification, despite flowing it down to everyone else.
A Queensland DNA forensics testing lab violated ISO 17025 for years but has maintained accreditation regardless.
IQA Certification’s CEO Achal Gupta was caught trying to solicit stolen copies of the ISO 27001 standard.
The remote 8-hour class will be held Dec. 5-6 (4 hours each day), and costs $150 per attendee.
The ruling in Systems Implementers v. USA raises questions as to why the competing CMMC scheme is needed if CMMI is sufficient.
ISO’s standard aims to ensure free and fair elections, but has been embraced by dictatorial regimes.
ISO’s new standard on “innovation management systems” has produced a first committee draft.
The draft standard would have companies undergo audits to ensure they show “kindness” and “fairness,” and can provide “universal healthcare.”
The second collection of comics featuring Ray Battlesbee is now available for free download.
The first company certified to CMMC under the voluntary assessment program received consulting from a former Board member of the CyberAB.
Leaked slides from the October 2022 plenary show the committee prioritizing the ISO HQ and its own committee members over the paying users of ISO 9001.
After over two decades of work, incessant committee meetings, volumes of requirements, and unending marketing, TL9000 has less than 300 US company adopters.
Establishment Labs’ Motiva brand implants face a scathing report of safety risks, financial conflicts of interest, and potential fraud from the research firm Hindenburg.
The following is a guest editorial by James Kline Ph.D. I recently read the recent Oxebridge analysis of the ISO Survey numbers and watched Christopher Paris' appearance on the QualityMatters podcast. Regarding the ISO Survey, I also think the ISO numbers are suspect....
Simpson faced formal complaints alleging violations of ISO’s policy on social media behavior.
Arrington’s publication on the cost of CMMC certification included an entire page taken from a prior Summit7 article, used without attribution.
ISO has a history of repackaging third-party IP for its own profit, and is aggresssively expanding this activity.
Chris Paris and Michael Mills discuss the future of ISO after its refusal to denounce the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Despite the scandal breaking in 2017, ANAB nevertheless accredited RSR Analytical Labs in 2021.
The evidence raises questions, however, on how Arrington could have ranked higher than other candidates.
The 2015 version of ISO 9001 confused everyone regarding the controls for documents vs. records.
Oxebridge performs its annual analysis of the official ISO Survey data related to worldwide ISO 9001 certificates.
Charles Corrie is moving to a new, unspecified role in BSI.
The founder of G31000 still faces arrest in Singapore.
ISO needs a Zoolander skool for writters who can’t writt gud.
Auditors are imposing their own views during audits, and no one is holding them accountable.
ASQ’s Jennifer Admussen has changed her position on an official RFI three times.
The size and complexity of your company and QMS should determine how much — or how little — process documentation to create.
ASQ has blocked a properly formatted, formal Request for Interpretation submitted by Oxebridge related to ISO 9001’s clause on purchasing.
A new standard for the application of ISO 9001 in “policing organizations” will be drafted by oppressive, totalitarian regimes.
Mark Schuessler cited an article on Peruvian elections, falsely suggesting it endorsed the new ISO standard on electoral systems.
ISO’s committee to fix scandals related to ISO 9001 has fallen, without having produced a single, final deliverable.
For the second week in a row, Oxebridge’s presence on LinkedIn is blocked due to technical errors.
A review of a recent AS9100 CB’s audit plan shows a lot of padding, just to hit audit duration requirements.