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.
Meridian Quality Management Professionals is now reported to be a client of QAI, after the CB claimed otherwise.
CQI’s IRCA auditor training organization now allows spammers to send unsolicited — and fraudulent — emails to members.
The former DoD architect of the controversial CMMC certification scheme has lost her bid for Congress.
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.
Source reports that “UKAS intends to replace the IAF as the world’s go-to brand for accreditation.”
IAF still refuses to tie participation to accreditation, while debating a debunked revenue model that others have tried since 1995, without success.
Graeme Drake’s email revealed APAC offloads processing of complaints back onto the subject of the complaint.
ISO’s colonialist approach relies on third world representatives who throw their own countries under the bus.
ISO 9001’s most important set of requirements met an undignified end, due to greed and incompetence.
ISO TC 176 ignored the results of at least five rounds of voting, all of which indicated ISO 9001 should not be revised.
In violation of its internal rules and two official international rounds of voting, ISO has pushed ahead on its intent to update ISO 9001.
QRS had already obtained backup accreditation from Saudi Arabia’s GCC, so was never in fear of losing business.
A new push is afoot to make CertSearch a mandatory part of accreditation, but will face stiff opposition from BSI and the world’s CBs.
Bureaucracy, Meet Catastrophe II: How the ISO Certification Scheme Justifies Inaction in the Face of Evil
Christopher Paris presents a long-form essay on how bureaucracies like ISO, IAF, and ANAB tolerate evil under the guise of following procedures.
More certification scheme organizations announce they will uphold sanctions during the humanitarian crisis, while IAF remains paralyzed under bureaucratic procedures.
A huge batch of new ISO 9001 comic strips has been uploaded! Adult readers only!
UKAS is launching its own “CertCheck” service to compete against IAF’s “CertSearch,” and Vince Desmond has thoughts.
Regan Edens bought medals for himself and his cronies at the CMMC-AB, because of course he did.
A fake profile on LinkedIn is promoting fake books on Amazon, written by fake authors.
The second collection of comics featuring Ray Battlesbee is now available for free download.
UKAS CEO Matt Gantley is not a snake-egg hatcher.
Another look at Oxebridge’s sometimes-hilarious editorial graphics.
The new Annex SL “Appendices” have some curious flowcharts in them.
Yes, they have a committee for that.
Some of the latest comic strip adventures of Ray Battlesbee, the ISO Auditor.
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.
Extracting tangible benefits from ISO 9001’s Clause 9 on “Performance Evaluation”
Extracting tangible benefits from ISO 9001’s Clause 8.7 on “Control of Nonconforming Outputs”
Extracting tangible benefits from ISO 9001’s Clause 8.6 on “Release of Products & Services”
A look at the official ISO standard governing rules for bodies performing independent verification and validation.
A look at the official ISO standard governing rules for calibration and test laboratories.
A look at the official ISO standard governing rules for bodies certifying persons.
A look at the official ISO standard governing rules for management system Certification Bodies.
A look at the official ISO standard governing rules for Inspection Bodies.
A look at the official ISO standard governing rules for Accreditation Bodies.