Smart ISO solutions

Top 5 reasons why you should implement EU GDPR using online compliance software

The clock is ticking – it seems that 25 May, 2018, is just around the corner and there is a lot more work to be done to meet the strict standards the EU is setting for all companies processing and storing personal information about EU citizens. Although companies have just one standard to meet for all 28 EU member states, that standard is quite high and will require large investments in time and money to meet and to administer. In…

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What Kind of ISO Software will be the Easiest for Employees to Use?

Let’s face it, picking the right tool for your organization usually comes down to price and available features. If the tool is cheaper and offers plenty of nice-looking features and reports, it is quickly promoted as the top choice. Unfortunately, organizations rarely consider the time and resources they should invest while setting up and implementing the ISO software tool. Sometimes, those hidden setup and implementation costs exceed expectations and can turn the whole project sour. In this article, we offer…

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How to choose the right online ISO management software

With the upsurge in technology solutions for comprehensive project and document management, there is no real shortage of online software solutions created specifically for ISO project implementation. This makes it a lot harder to identify the solution that best fits your organizational operations and can truly help you implement any ISO standard in due time. In this article, we offer advice for what to look for when searching for the right online software solution to help you with your ISO…

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Getting top management buy-in for an ISO online software

Let’s imagine that you planned well for your ISO 9001, ISO 14001, or ISO 27001 implementation project. You have done your research and recognized the key role an ISO tool can have in dealing with the complexities of the upcoming ISO implementation project. You have an action plan, you’ve carefully selected a team, and now you want to convince your boss that having an online ISO tool is a justifiable investment. In this article, we offer some advice on how…

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How to make the ISO 9001 transition using online ISO software

Any company that implemented ISO 9001 is currently thinking about the transition to the new version of the standard, since the transition deadline is closing in. Besides thinking about the changes in the standard and how to comply with those new requirements, most of the companies are aiming to seize this opportunity to improve their existing management system. If you have a Quality Management System, or even an integrated management system that complies with more standards, you’ve probably noticed that…

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Top 5 document editing features of your online ISO document management tool

It is no surprise that document editing takes center stage in every ISO project implementation. It is well known that during the implementation of your ISO 9001, ISO 27001, and ISO 14001 projects, you will face a discouraging number of documents you need to co-develop, adapt, and track. Having a strong online document editor can save necessary time, speed up document evolution, and ensure confident decisions in the final approval process. If implemented right, an online document editor can completely…

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Top 5 features of your online ISO document management system

With the start of the implementation of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 27001 projects comes the realization that it is extremely difficult to manage all the complexities that come with them. There is an enormous amount of documents, versions, reviews, and approvals that need to be digested and handled throughout the lifetime of any ISO implementation project, and to address these challenges properly, companies are turning to online ISO solutions. In this article, we will list the top five…

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Using the search functionality to speed up your ISO implementation project

Today, we are constantly bombarded by a massive amount of information. It’s hard to keep focus, because we need to sort out the important stuff from the rest and remember how to find it in case we need it again. During the ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 27001 project implementations, your comfort zone will be seriously challenged, as you will need to sort out, check, and manage a hundred different documents, tasks, and discussions. While you are sorting out…

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Collaboration platform for ISO implementation projects – How to replace a bunch of emails

From the first email that was sent back in 1971 until the present time, emailing has become a standard part of our everyday activities. But, in the age of instant messaging, smart notifications, and cloud technology, organizations are starting to feel the constraints of email communication. Nearly half of our workday is spent on reading, searching, and writing emails, so naturally, productivity and collaboration suffer. How can we deal with that? In this article, we are exploring the capabilities of…

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Top 5 ISO implementation issues you can solve with online tools

I am pretty much sure that every project comes with its own set of issues. An ISO implementation project has additional details, people, and deliverables involved, so the complexities that the project manager should deal with could be even worse. In this article, I will list the top five issues tied to implementing an ISO project, and then show you how to leverage online technology to overcome them. The 5 biggest ISO implementation issues We communicate with many customers dealing…

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