As an ISO 9001:2008 user, you know that the new ISO 9001:2015 standard is now in effect. To stay registered, you'll need to transition your system from the 2008 to the 2015 requirements - and pass recertification audit - by September, 2018.

Some certification bodies have set even earlier deadlines; check with yours to find out.

As you look over the new 2015 requirements, you find topics that are brand new (or at least seem so): risk-based thinking, outsourcing, organizational knowledge, organizational context, and many others. Beyond that there are many smaller changes that you may have to address.

ISO 9001:2015 Transition Guide

9001:2015 Transition Guide

Instead of muddling through on your own, or hiring a consultant, pick up our ISO 9001:2015 Transition Guide.

Step by step, easy to understand

Written in easy to understand step by step fashion, this 70 page ISO 9001:2015 Transition Guide compares the 2008 requirements with the equivalent 2015 requirements and points out:

We also provide suggestions on exactly how to change your processes, where necessary, to meet the ISO 9001:2015 requirements.

The Guide is divided into two sections. The first section covers the twelve most significant areas of change / addition, including Organizational Context, Risks and Opportunities, Objectives, Interested Parties, Improvement, etc.

The second section presents, in order, each section of ISO 9001:2008, compares it in detail with the equivalent ISO 9001:2015 section, and tells you what's new, changed, removed. Where necessary, we provide suggestions about what to do.

A complete index gives you instant access to references to any section of ISO 9001:2008 or ISO 9001:2015.

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Download a sample page (.pdf format).

Document templates make things even easier

Best of all, what you buy the complete ISO 9001:2015 Transition Guide, you get over a dozen document templates (procedures, forms, maps) that help you comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 that are either new or most significantly changed. For ease of use, these templates are in easy to customize Microsoft Word or Excel format.

The ISO 9001:2015 Transition Guide is available for instant download using one of the links below.

Don't wait. Get started on your ISO 9001:2015 transition now!

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Some clients would rather not take the time to plow through the transition work on their own (even with the aid of our ISO 9001:2015 Transition Guide). For those clients, we offer in-person, hands-on consulting help to switch you over.

For most ISO 9001:2008 clients, this requires a three-day on-site consulting visit. During that time we screen your existing quality management system and determine updates to be made in the following areas (among others):

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During the visit we will also:

After the visit we'll keep in touch to review your revised management review, KPIs, and internal audit results to be sure everything is on track.

By the time we're done (total time span 90 days or so), you'll be ready for your recertification audit.

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