Latest News & Opinion on the ISO Certification Scheme
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Quality Digest Won’t Correct Article That Claimed IAF CertSearch is “100% Full” with ISO Certificate Data
A 2021 article falsely claimed that, at that time, the IAF database was mandatory and had 100% participation.
The founder of the Elsmar Cove website, formerly called the Cayman Cove, has died.
“Overwhelming volume” has prevented LinkedIn from correcting the error so far.
CertSearch will be mandatory for IAF membership, but not for accreditation itself.
A company under international sanctions continues to act as Quality Austria’s official office in Russia.
A division of TUV Nord was found to be operating fraudulently in Russia.
The discovery raises concerns over conflicts of interest during CMMC certification assessments.
A draft of the official CMMC assessment rules has been released, and it’s controversial.
Discussion on the upcoming revision to ISO 9001:2015, and all the drama behind it.
Oxebridge will now accept payment in BTC, ADA and ETH.
What ISO/TC 176 would have to do in order to implement ISO 9001 for its own work.
This course discusses ISO 9001/AS9100’s “Context of the Organization” (COTO) and “Risk-Based Thinking” (RBT), and use of the COTO Log.
Oxebridge has partnered with Texas QA to provide a QMS solution for clients interested in moving their systems to the cloud.
CD Projekt is blaming a Romanian subcontractor for glaring bugs that crippled gameplay, and turned the game into a meme.
The discredited body continues to push for the criminal prosecution of a whistleblower who exposed the scam.
Russia has been removed from the EOQ according to a source on Facebook.
The Oxebridge website was down for approximately 12 hours, after the core database containing the site data became corrupted.
Meridian Quality Management Professionals is now reported to be a client of QAI, after the CB claimed otherwise.
IAF still refuses to tie participation to accreditation, while debating a debunked revenue model that others have tried since 1995, without success.
CQI’s IRCA auditor training organization now allows spammers to send unsolicited — and fraudulent — emails to members.
ISO 9001 CBs are required to assign the right SIC, NACE, and IAF codes relative to your scope of business, to ensure the right auditors are assigned to your contract.
The former DoD architect of the controversial CMMC certification scheme has lost her bid for Congress.
Graeme Drake’s email revealed APAC offloads processing of complaints back onto the subject of the complaint.
A huge batch of new ISO 9001 comic strips has been uploaded! Adult readers only!
Emanuele Riva’s accreditation body in Italy, ACCREDIA, continues to ignore the IAF mandate to withdraw certificates for sanctioned Russian companies.
SP Scientific paid $80,000 to settle case, but still holds ISO 9001 from certification body SRI.
Extracting tangible benefits from ISO 9001’s Clause 9 on “Performance Evaluation”
Source reports that “UKAS intends to replace the IAF as the world’s go-to brand for accreditation.”
Officials claim Johnson submitted thousands of “forged” signatures in order to illegally have his name included on the state ballot.
NSF-ISR continues to certify Numet, which illegally obtained small business set-aside contracts over a period of years.
ISO’s colonialist approach relies on third world representatives who throw their own countries under the bus.
The CMMC-ABs new website leans into conflicts of interest and blatantly false claims regarding accreditation.
CertSure was branded as “incompetent” in an industry report, while holding official UKAS accreditation.
German judges are investigating RWE’s role in worldwide environmental disasters.