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Gavias Blockbuider ISO 9001

ISO 9001 implementation can be challenging. The most important challenges are; limited time, budget constraints and experience with implementing a professional quality management system. A quality management system and certification in accordance with ISO 9001 plays a pivotal role in the operation of organizations.

In the current global market place the need to achieve ISO 9001 is increasing as a consequence of higher requirements from corporates and supervisory authorities. Requirements and needs vary from quality management (ISO 9001), to information security (ISO 27001/ ISAE 3000 (SOC 2)) and assurance over outsourced processes (ISAE 3402 (SOC 1)).

An ISO 9001 implementation can be seen as a way to improve the business operations or prepare for growth. The start of an ISO 9001 implementation will lead to a number of important questions;

What is ISO certification? 

How do start with ISO 9001?

What is involved in the ISO certification process?

What are the ISO 9001 requirements?

What are the costs of ISO certification?

 

High Level Structure (HLS)

The High Level Structure (HLS) of ISO consists of seven required areas that should be included in the management system of the new ISO 9001 standards. For each ISO standard additional requirements are applicable, this depends of the category of the standard (information security/ quality etc.). The High-Level Structure provides integration of different disciplines with the management system providing the allignment of strategic processes to operational processes. The HLS structure can easily be integrated in existing management models and procedures of organizations. 

HLS (subjects)

Trust Service Criteria
 

Leadership

Integration if different standards is achieved by the High Level Structure. The HLS is often referred to as the "plugin model". A Context Analysis should be prepared, in which a mapping of internal- and external risks is included. This risk mapping is linked to interests and requirements of stakeholders. In the leaderschip sectior roles within the organization, responsibilities and the management policy are described. The overall strategy, responsibilities and risk are integrated and related to operational processes.

Benefits ISO 9001

ISO 9001 certification demonstrates that an organization has a structured approach towards quality. Processes are implemented, established and integrated, providing trust that quality is as agreed and can be expected of a professional organization. The benefits of ISO 9001 certification are:

Improved customer and business partner confidence. ISO 9001 certification portrays that quality and service are contineously improved.

Increased business resilience. Resilience improves by a structured approach and management of quality.

The Risklane approach for implementing ISO 9001 is based on industries best practices for quality, risk management and internal control. This combined with our in-depth knowledge in different industries with improve your internal control and procedures to the best in your industry.

Alignment with customer requirements improves mutual understanding between your customers requirement and your organization's processes.

Risklane and ISO 9001

Your Organization will experience the benefits of our pragmatic- and professional approach for implementing ISO standards. Among our clients are a significant number of European datacenters, SaaS providers, managed service providers, property managers and institutional investors. Risklane prepares all control frameworks in compliance with industry specific  and generally accepted compliance frameworks, such as the ISO 31000, COSO 2013 and COBiT 5.0. These are considered as the most advanced- and professional standards in the industry and will help your customers to trust your organization.