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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Should you keep your ISO documents in the cloud or on paper?

Many organizations in today’s world implement and maintain various ISO standards (e.g., ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 27001, OHSAS 18001, etc.). To prove compliance with the standard, some organizations use paper-based documents (this is becoming more and more rare these days), some use a combination of electronic documents and paper-based documents (maybe the most common practice), and others rely solely on electronic documents (this is the trend, and will become standard in the near future). As information technology has paved…

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Using ISO software vs. online tools vs. documentation templates

When you start your ISO 9001, ISO 14001, or ISO 27001 project, or a project related to any other ISO standard, you have to make some very important decisions – one of those decisions is if you’re going to use a consultant. If you decide not to use one (which is a trend lately), then you have to decide what kind of online support you can get for your implementation. Basically, you have three types of providers that offer support…

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