A question we often receive from organizations considering standard adoption is what is the cost? As with any change within a business, when an organization decides to adopt an International Organization for Standardization Standard, there are costs inherent within said adoption. Outside of the monetary expense, there is also time cost and in some cases, organizational structure cost. We will walk through each of these to help explain the different costs of adopting ISO.
In over 35 years of business at Cavendish Scott, one consistent choice we see clients face is whether to develop a stable team of internal auditors or to engage professional auditors on a subcontracted basis to perform internal audits.
Even though ISO has been around since 1946, many people are unaware of the International Standards Organization, its goals, and most importantly why an organization could adopt it. The following article will work to clarify what ISO is, why ISO exists, and why organizations should adopt ISO standards.What is ISO?
September 15, 2018. About ten years after being introduced ISO 9001:2008 will be withdrawn. If you remember the 2008 changes – they were minimal. Indeed the standard has not changed since 2000. So after 18 years, the old standard will be withdrawn.
So you can’t get your management to support your ISO transition project. Management is committed to quality but has heard this is a simple project and has instructed you to get it done as quickly as possible. Or you are a small organization with one boss and one sidekick. You can’t afford the help from experts… and you’re the sidekick. Whatever the reason, if you have to work on an ISO transition and you have little resources beyond yourself here is a list of 10 things to get you going. If your...
“ISO 9001:2015 Transition Key Changes and Issues” presentation by Colin Gray of Cavendish Scott for Manufacturer’s Edge webinar.
Tomorrow, October 5, 2016, Colin Gray will be hosting a vendor table at the 17th annual Colorado Environmental Leadership Awards Event from 9 a.m. to noon at the McNichols Civic Center Blgd at 144 W. Colfax Ave (at Bannock Street) in Denver. Cavendish Scott provides EMS (Environmental Management System) consulting, training and auditing services to both ISO 14001 and ELP requirements. Feel free to stop by and chat with our ISO auditors, consultants, and trainers in the Denver area.
The aerospace industry gathered in Colorado’s Jefferson County recently. Sponsored by the Jefferson County Office of Economic Development, speakers U.S Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06), U.S. Representative Ed Perlmutter (CO-07), and Air Force Small Business Programs Director Mark Teskey set out to promote the importance of this advanced industry and the abilities and capabilities of Colorado to satisfy it. This was no soft-sell marketing conference but a combined effort including aerospace...