My organization wishes to move from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015. What to do?
As you know, ISO 9001:2015 QMS standard has replaced the earlier version ISO 9001:2008 standard. Most organizations wish to move to new version. Transition period is moving fast. Don't wait for the last moment to come.
Every organization has its unique identity, different from others. You need to make efforts to move to new version.
A Few Tips to Organizations Using ISO 9001:2008 QMS
Tip 1 - Start as early as possible. Transition period is moving very fast. Don't wait for the last moment to come.
Tip 2 - Familiarize yourself with the new standard document. Provide ISO 9001:2015 QMS Awareness training to all those involved in QMS implementation.
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Tip 3 - Formulate an action plan for upgrading your QMS to ISO 9001:2015 QMS.
Tip 4 - Conduct an initial status survey. Find out any organizational gaps which need to be addressed to meet new requirements of ISO 9001:2015 QMS standard.
Tip 5 - Update your existing QMS to meet revised requirements.
You need to update your quality manual and documentation in line with new version requirement. Guidance on developing documentation based on ISO 9001:2015 is also available, for which you may contant me by sending your email stating your requirements.
Tip 6 - Conduct internal audit to check the effectiveness.
Tip 7 - Conduct management review
Tip 8 - Contact your certification body about transitioning to ISO 9001:2015, if your organization is certified.
Keshav Ram Singhal