A couple of changes:
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Subject: Re: Req for comments on draft ISO 9001 /Hankwitz/Darracott/Marr
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 1999 08:53:23 -0600
From: ISO Standards Discussion
From: Jeremy Marr
Your concerns must have been expressed before as the new draft release of the standard - ISO/DIS 9001:2000 has addressed your concerns (some anyway).
In part, the old and the new say -
8.4 Analysis of data for improvement
A system level procedure for the analysis of applicable data shall be established to determine the effectiveness of the quality management system and for identifying where improvements can be made. The organization shall collect data generated by measuring and monitoring activities and any other relevant sources.
Now says (and even the title has changed):
8.4 Analysis of data
The organization shall collect and analyze appropriate data to determine the suitability and effectiveness of the quality management system and to identify improvements that can be made. This includes data generated by measuring and monitoring activities and other relevant sources.
And as to the word continually:
8.5.1 General requirements
The organization shall continually improve the quality management system. The organization shall establish a system level procedure that describes the use of quality policy, objectives, internal audit results, analysis of data, corrective and preventive action and management review to facilitate continual improvement.
Now says (again with a change of title):
8.5.1 Planning for continual improvement
The organization shall plan and manage the processes necessary for the continual improvement of the quality management system. The organization shall facilitate the continual improvement of the quality management system through the use of the quality policy, objectives, audit results, analysis of data, corrective and preventive action and management review.
Jeremy N. Marr