Observations from an Aerospace Auditor
As a training and consulting organization that provides both precertification implementation services, as well as post certification services, we find that clients do not always take advantage of opportunities for improvement. These opportunities, when taken, can (More…)
What Does It Mean To Get A Nonconformance During An Audit?
For companies that are new to management system certification the prospect of getting a nonconformance can be unnerving and may lead to feelings of unease. These trepidations are truly unwarranted as the nonconformance process is a natural and (More…)
ISO 9001 – Looking To The Future And Anticipating What’s Next?
ISO 9001:2015 has already been in print an impressive 8 years and naturally many of our customers are curious when they can expect an update. After all, the prior revision (ISO 9001:2008) only lasted 7 years and itself was a replacement for (More…)
CMMC (V 2.0) – NIST SP 800-171 and NIST SP 800-172
On November 5, 2021, the DoD announced its strategic direction of the CMMC program. The original goal of safeguarding sensitive information has been retained. The framework has been simplified minimizing barriers to comply with (More…)
Preparing For Certification Audits – Common Pitfalls To Avoid
I recently had a conversation with Jason Leighton, Certified Lead Auditor at Perry Johnson Consulting. We discussed some of the common nonconformances found during certification audits, primarily with companies that implemented the requirements without outside assistance from (More…)