Members are circulating a petition to correct damage done by years of harsh policies and financial mismanagement.
The Registration Management Committee is refusing to take up a complaint filed with it against Probitas, the AS9100 auditor certification body.
The regional accreditation body IAAC will take up a complaint regarding ANAB’s decision to allow NQA representative to threaten a company for hiring Oxebridge.
Complaint Escalated Against Quality Austria, Cites Violations of Eighteen ISO 17021 Accreditation Rules
A complaint against Quality Austria has been escalated to its accreditation body Akkreditierung Austria, citing violations of 18 different ISO 17021 clauses.
Southwest United Industries has been identified by the FAA as responsible for defective Boeing 737 slat tracks, yet holds AS9100 certification from Bureau Veritas.
The Greek accreditation body ESYD has cleared the registrar BQC of violating ISO 17021, but has not clarified how this decision was reached.
Prosegur suffered a ransomware attack, despite ISO 27001 certification attesting to the company’s information security systems.
New evidence shows Quality Austria was actively marketing its services to clients of a Qatar consulting company operated by its own employees.
Oxebridge founder Christopher Paris has received an award of recognition for its support of the Policía Nacional del Perú.
UKAS will begin issuing accreditation certificates with a QR code for verification purposes.
ASQ still hasn’t denounced racism, and instead is running fluff press releases in honor of Black History Month
The consultants managing the Annex L rewrite bungled the job, so are cutting their losses and doing nothing.
The top author of ISO 9001 falsely claims that the standard does not require inspection of products.
Dr. James Kline raises some additional issues plaguing the American Society for Quality.
How Oxebridge’s new Q001 standard improves upon ISO 9001, and shows that making standards right isn’t rocket science.
Oxebridge founder Christopher Paris just released a “remix” of ISO 9001, in the form of the open-source standard, Oxebridge Q001.
For years I was trolled online by someone at Kimberly-Clark, but his reasons didn’t make sense… until now.
What happens when Oxebridge’s Chris Paris is back in Peru, working remotely. Also, Christmas!
The consulting firm stole the free Oxebridge template kit and is reselling it for nearly $300, while using stolen photos to represent its staff.
A summary of the concerns regarding ISO’s mandatory “Annex L” text for standards.
This year’s ISO 9000 World Conference features not so much of the rest of the world, and the usual consultant suspects ready for you to reward them for their selfishness.
Someone at CQI wanted to add a graphic of Ayurvedic medicine into ISO 9001:2015. Hilarity ensued.
Another look at Oxebridge’s sometimes-hilarious editorial graphics.
ISO’s new Secretary General is being followed on Twitter by porn bots begging for sex chat.
Certificate mill operators Guberman and LaBelle have released the most surreal, terrifying promotional video ever made.
The US TAG’s leadership has resorted to some wild hyperbole in promoting themselves, leaving Oxebridge’s founder to declare himself the “World Only Living Quality Supergod.”
Get a sneak peek at the final table of contents for Chris Paris’ new book, Surviving ISO 9001:2015.
A look at some of the funnier graphics the Oxebridge site has run in the past few years.
Oxebridge founder Christopher Paris has announced that plans for an update to Eyesore 9000 have been tabled, as he focuses instead on his new implementation guide, Surviving ISO 9001:2015.
The Retail Edition of Surviving AS9100 Rev. D has been released in both paperback and digital editions. Both versions are available on Amazon for $54.99. The hardcopy version comes in at 338 pages, while the digital version is readable on Kindle, iPad,...
Clarifying the confusion over ISO 9001’s “processes” vs “procedures” using sex as a metaphor.
Chris Paris book SURVIVING ISO 9001:2015 SECOND EDITION has now been released as both a hardcopy and ebook edition on Amazon.
AS9100 auditors are hammering hard on nonconformities related to incoming customer PO review and the flow down of requirements to your suppliers on outgoing POs; you need to be ready.
You’ve found that employees aren’t following a procedure, or that a procedure doesn’t match actual practice anymore — but under what ISO 9001 or AS9100 clause do you write that up?
Most ISO 9001 and AS9100 auditors hide their consulting under “opportunities for improvement,” and thus violate the accreditation rules. This article describes how to write an OFI without crossing the line into consulting.
Oxebridge has released version 1.10 “The Awesome Audit Update” of the Oxebridge free QMS template kit.
The range of costs for ISO 9001 or AS9100 implementation is vast, depending on the level of service you want. For tiny companies, this can be intimidating; Oxebridge breaks down the costs of each level of consulting available.
ISO 9001 and other registrars 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; here’s how to check if they’ve done it right.
Since it was first made part of ISO 9001 in the year 2000, the “process approach” has confused readers; this comprehensive article aims to decipher the process approach requirements of the latest standard, ISO 9001:2015.