Implementation of ISO 9001 Checklist
ISO 9001 is an international quality management system. It specifies the standards for designing, developing, servicing, and producing acceptable quality goods. It is very well applicable to most of the software development industry as well.
ISO certification in itself does not guarantee any extraordinary quality of the product. It offers an assurance to the buyer that the product intended to be purchased has been developed by the organization that demonstrates its commitment to systematically manage, authorize and control its entire development processes.
It is important to understand that mere availability of documented systems or procedures in the organization is not sufficient for the success of the ISO certification, unless there is a mechanism to check & ensure that such systems or procedures remain continuously operational as well.
The following checklist is not meant for carrying out an ISO audit. However more number of check marks in the “Yes” column indicate better suitability of the organization for ISO certification.
How to use the following checklist:
1) We record the conditions or observed results by marking a checkmark in either of the 2 – data columns against various check points or defect statements on the checklist.
2) A checkmark in the “Yes” column against an item indicates that the checkpoint or the defect statement is True.
3) A checkmark in the “N/A” column against an item indicates that the checkpoint or the defect statement is not applicable.
4) The checklist can be customized & additional columns like “Comments” etc. may be added which could provide useful assistance during analysis.
Preview of the ISO 9001 Implementation Checklist