ISO- 9001:2015 Change Release is Scheduled for September 2015 and as of Feb.1st
2015 is on schedule.
If you contract with the government, you must meet certain quality
standards which will vary based on the product or service that you are
providing. International standards may apply and U.S. quality assurance
standards are part of contract terminology.
A Certificate of
Conformance, instead of source inspection, may be permitted at the discretion of
the contracting officer.
FAR part 46 Quality Assurance
The government makes use of industry-specific standards created in
the private sector.
Subcontractors, as well as prime contractors, must adhere
to government-mandated quality standards.
First published in 1987, ISO 9000 has been ISO’s most popular
series of standards.
ISO technical committee ISO/TC 176, Quality management and quality assurance,
subcommittee SC 2, Quality systems,
is busy laying the groundwork for the next
generation of quality management standards.
ISO 9001 revisions since beginning 1987
2000, 2008, and now the 2015 Revision is underway.
ISO 9001, Quality management systems, give a base-level confidence
in an organization’s ability to provide conforming products.
Latest ISO 9000 series:
ISO9001:2008 is a Quality
is Managing for the sustained success of an
organization – A quality management approach
ISO- 9001:2015 Revision of Quality Pricciples
Basic Principles are revisited.
- Customer Focus
- Engagement of people
- Process approach
- evidence based decision making
- Relationship management
- Normative references
- Terms and definitions
- 3.01. Organization
- 3.02. Interested Party (preferred
- 3.03. Requirement
- 3.04. Management System
- 3.05. Top management
- 3.06. Effectiveness
- 3.07. Policy
- 3.08. Objective
- 3.09. Risk
- 3.10. Competence
- 3.11. Documented information
- 3.12. Process
- 3.13. Performance
- 3.14. Outsource
- 3.15. Monitoring
- 3.16. Measurement process
- 3.17. Audit
- 3.18. Conformity
- 3.19. Non-conformity
- 3.20. Correction
- 3.21. Corrective Action
- 3.22. Continual improvement
- Context of Organization
- 4.1 Understanding the Organization and its context
Understanding the needs and expectations of interested parties
- 4.3 Determining the scope of the quality management system
- 4.4. Quality Management System
- 4.4.1. General
- 4.4.2. Process Approach
- 5.1 Leadership & Commitment
- 5.2 Quality Policy
- 5.3 Organizational Roles, Responsibilities & Authorities
- 6.1 Actions to address risks & opportunities
- 6.2 Quality objectives & planning To achieve them
- 6.3 Planning of changes
- 7.1 Resources
- 7.2 Competence
- 7.3 Awareness
- 7.4 Communications
- 7.5 General Creating & Updating, Control of Documented Information.
- 8.1 Operational Planning & Control
Determination of Market needs & interactions with customers
- 8.3 Operational
- 8.4 Control of external Provision of Goods & Services
Development of Goods & Services
- 8.6 Production of goods and provision of
- 8.7 Release of goods and services
- 8.8 Nonconforming goods &
- Performance Evaluations
- 9.1 Monitoring, measurement , analysis and evaluation
- 9.2 Internal Audit
- 9.3 Management Review
- 10.1 Nonconformity and Corrective Action
- 10.2 Improvement Clause
The new clause 8 is covered the requirements of clause 7 in last version.
vClause 7.3 design & development in previous versions is simplified to
clause 8.5 development of goods and services. The new standard resolved many
problems related to design and development
Clause 9. Performance
evaluation . 9.2. 9.3. 9.1.1.General, 9.1.2.customer satisfaction, 9.1.3. Analysis & evaluation of