Content by Mika Javanainen

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The September 2018 certification deadline for ISO 9001:2015 is looming. The updated standard promises to further streamline mission-critical tasks and information flows as well as better align...
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Mika Javanainen
Are your back office systems talking to your front office systems? Back office systems manage manufacturing functions as well as administrative functions such as quality management, accounts payable...
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Mika Javanainen
With more than one million certifications issued, ISO 9001 is the world’s most widely adopted framework for quality management systems, helping companies achieve conformity of products and services...
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Mika Javanainen
The recently released final draft of the ISO 9001:2015 standard for quality management systems has now been voted on by members of both the ISO and CEN standards bodies. The latest version still...
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Mika Javanainen
Standard operating procedures (SOPs) are woven into almost every facet of the manufacturing world to help employees and subcontractors complete their tasks safely and in compliance with regulations...
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Mika Javanainen
It is human nature—people aiming for a goal typically look for the path of least resistance. And when staffing cutbacks and slashed budgets redefine “normal” modes of operation, it is only natural...