In message: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> "Poul-Henning Kamp" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: : ISO9000 certification only means that you have documented your : quality assurance process. : : There is no requirement that your documentation pertains to : or results in a quality product. : : One of the Danish ISO9K consultants used to bring a ISO9000 : certification case along to explain this to companies: It was : basically the entire ISO9000 process for a small company written : on one page of paper and the essence was "We don't gove a hoot about : quality". : : The information that company X is "iso9000 certified" only conveys : one bit of information: The company has a quality policy. : : You still need to read their quality policy to know what it is, : and on average, the ISO9000 certified ones contain less usable : or even readable information, than the other kind.
ISO 9000 only requires like 3 or 5 documents. Small companies can comply with just a notebook that contains these documents, assuming that the quality policy doesn't require more... Warner