Category Archives: Quality Control

Crossing the Aged-Care Compliance Gap

A 3-step template for organisations transitioning to the new aged-care quality standards. Transitioning to the new aged-care quality standards, which come into effect on the 1st July 2019, should not involve a blind leap of faith. It requires careful planning and execution. One way your organisation can successfully plan its transition is to carry out […]

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Quantitative risk-base thinking – does it exist?

I recently wrote about the benefits of quantitative risk-based thinking and why organisations should avoid qualitative methods when developing their ISO 9001:2015 processes. (link) But is there such a thing as a practical quantitative risk-based thinking solution? Or, as one a reader suggested, “It’s the Holy Grail of risk analysis, and thus it doesn’t fully […]

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Why organisations should avoid qualitative ISO 9001:2015 risk-based thinking

The recent release of ISO 9001:2015 finds many organisations at the crossroads when deciding how to conform to the standard’s new risk-based thinking requirements. One option is to continue doing what they have done in the past; a road that brings with it suboptimal process monitoring and control, and an increased likelihood that poor compliance […]

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Santa’s quality control secret exposed!

Have you ever wondered how Santa Claus ensures children get what they wished for on Christmas Day? Given that each year Santa has to deliver over 526 million presents to children worldwide, it’s quite an amazing feat. Yes, I know he gets it wrong occasionally. I’m sure we’ve all experienced the disappointment of receiving something […]

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