December, 2015 Newsletter Articles

ISO 9001:2015, 9.3

Dec 1, 2015 in Newsletter | Comments Off on ISO 9001:2015, 9.3

This article provides a summary of the Management Review requirements of ISO 9001:2015. After the summary, the Management Review differences from ISO 9001:2008 are described. ISO 9001:2015 Summary 9.3 Management Review 9.3.1 General Review the quality management system (QMS) at planned intervals to ensure a suitable, adequate, and effective QMS and alignment with the strategic direction of the organization. 9.3.2 Management Review Inputs Plan and carry out the management review considering: Status of actions from previous management...

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Technology Trends

Dec 1, 2015 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Technology Trends

The Gartner report, Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2016, identifies technology trends with the potential for significant impact on an organization. Factors that denote significant impact include a high potential for disruption to the business, end users or IT, the need for a major investment, or the risk of being late to adopt. These technologies impact the organization’s long-term plans, programs and initiatives. The first three trends address merging the physical and virtual worlds and the emergence of the digital mesh. While...

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Cybersecurity Insights

Dec 1, 2015 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Cybersecurity Insights

According to an AT&T Cybersecurity Insights Report, businesses suffered nearly 43 million known security incidents in 2014. This increased 48% compared with 2013 and equals some 117,000 attacks daily. And still, many boards and executives don’t have the information and resources they need to make effective business decisions on cybersecurity. The report says every company either has been breached or will be breached. Keeping a business protected should be a company-wide priority. Every employee, contractor, and administrator is...

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ISO 9001:2015 Class

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Enrollment for our two day “ISO 9001:2015 Requirements and Transition Guidance” course is $795 and includes lunch both days. Larry Whittington will be the instructor for the classes listed below: January 26-27, 2016 in Atlanta, GA (already a confirmed class) SpringHill Suites – Atlanta Airport Gateway 2091 Convention Center Concourse College Park, GA 30337 770-907-8880770-907-8880 Group Rate Reservation Link Free breakfast and Internet Free ATL SkyTrain Parking fee waived for students February 22-23, 2015 in Orlando,...

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ISO 14001:2015 Class

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Enrollment for our 1.5 day “ISO 14001:2015 Requirements and Transition Guidance” course is $725 and includes lunch on the first day. February 24-25 in Orlando, FL SpringHill Suites – Orlando Airport 5828 Hazeltine National Drive Orlando, FL 32822 407-816-5533407-816-5533 Group Rate Reservation Link Free breakfast and Internet Free airport shuttle No parking fee May 19-20, 2016 in Atlanta, GA SpringHill Suites – Atlanta Airport Gateway 2091 Convention Center Concourse College Park, GA 30337 770-907-8880770-907-8880 Group...

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ISO 9001:2015 Checklist

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Larry Whittington has developed an extensive, 27 page, ISO 9001:2015 Gap Analysis Checklist. It contains 313 questions for organizations new to ISO 9001, and 119 delta questions for ISO 9001:2008 certified organizations. To read a description of the ISO 9001:2015 Gap Analysis Checklist, and see a sample page, go to this web page. You can buy the checklist for $95. When you click the Buy Now button at the checklist description, you will be taken to PayPal. You do not need a PayPal account to make a credit card purchase. After payment, you will...

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ISO 14001:2015 Checklist

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Larry Whittington has developed an extensive, 17 page, ISO 14001:2015 Gap Analysis Checklist. It contains 213 questions for organizations new to ISO 14001, and 96 delta questions for ISO 14001:2004 certified organizations. To read a description of the ISO 14001:2015 Gap Analysis Checklist, and see a sample page, go to this web page. You can buy the checklist for $95. When you click the Buy Now button at the checklist description, you will be taken to PayPal. You do not need a PayPal account to make a credit card purchase. After payment, you...

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