WHAT IS ISO CERTIFIED?
“ISO Certified” is the label that an organization has achieved or earned by Certifying its Management System as per the guidelines set by International Organization for Standardization – The ISO.
The Organizational operational processes, services, and documented information have to meet the requirements of ISO Standards, then Business can get “ISO Certified” for various ISO standards.
Any institute, any business, or any industry can get ISO Certification for their operations. There are thousands of ISO Standards developed and published by ISO organizations. From manufacturing to export, from design to development, from housekeeping to space exploration, each business activity can get ISO Certification based on their requirements.
WHAT IS ISO?
ISO is the International Organization for Standardization, an independent, non-profit, and nongovernment global Organization, founded in 1947 consisting of representatives from various countries local standards bodies, with the aim to promote global standardization in the business marketplace to ensure a common platform worldwide for Consistency in business operations. Till today, ISO has developed more than 20000 ISO Standards for various concepts and published globally.
From Quality, Safety, Security to social responsibility, ISO Organization has defined a set of guidelines through different ISO Standards. For example, ISO 9001 for Quality and ISO 27001 for Information Security & So on.
Out of 20000+ ISO Standards, the most certified and recognized ISO Standard is ISO 9001 – A Quality Management System. To make it easier to understand the Concept of ISO Certified, We Considered ISO 9001 as an example here.
SO, WHAT IS ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFIED?
As discussed above, ISO 9001:2015 is the Quality Management System, the Current Version of ISO 9001 Standard. When an Organization said it has been ISO 9001:2015 Certified, It means that the Organization Management system has implemented, documented, and practicing the guidelines as per the ISO 9001:2015 Standard. Also, for their clients or customers, this means the organization is dedicated and working towards the Provision to provide a service or product that meets the International Quality Standards.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF GETTING “ISO CERTIFIED”?
Since all the ISO Standards are globally accepted and easily recognized by thousands of people, clients, private, government, and any local regulatory bodies, If your business is “ISO Certified”, indicates that your organization is constantly demonstrating quality practices and aligned with the regulatory requirements. Being ISO Certified brings customer confidence in your Services and products, which leads to business growth.
Some of the advantages or benefits of being “ISO 9001:2015 Certified”,
- Consistency in Product or Service quality.
- Increased brand value in Marketplace.
- Improved Customer Satisfaction.
- Efficiency in Business Operations.
- Aligning with requirements of Regulatory demands.
- Government or private Tender eligibility.
- International recognition for Services and products.