Photo courtesy of ASQ Northern VA Section 0511

Photo courtesy of ASQ Northern VA Section 0511

The larger the organization the more likely it is that there are written instructions about how things are done within that organization. This makes sure that nothing is left out and that everyone is clear about who needs to do what, when and how. When an organization systematizes how it does things, this is often known as a management system.

With that thought in mind, it is not surprising to notice that ISO Management Systems are becoming increasingly popular with risk based standards for Information Security, Service Management and Business Continuity.

How do these standards (along with their inclusive and related management systems) make an organization more competitive and how does the quality aspect of an ISO Management System benefit the overall business?

ASQ Northern Virginia Section 0511 Meeting

Sally Smoczynski will be the guest speaker at the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Northern Virginia Section 0511 Dinner Meeting — on June 19, 2013, and, she will present answers to the questions above.

She will also define: (a) the elements of a management system, (b) its certification requirements, as well as, (c) facilitate discussions and offer examples on how a growing number of today’s businesses are gaining value from these risk based standards.

Click here for more details and to register to attend.

Sally Smoczynski has spent over 25 years assisting clients to achieve success in business process alignment within Information Technology. Sally has a strong background in Governance, Risk and Compliance with an emphasis in Information Security Management and IT Service Management.

Sally is a Managing Partner for Radian Compliance, LLC. She manages client engagements with assessment, implementation, internal audit and training services for many auditable Standards including ISO 27001, ISO 20000, SPC1, ISO 22301 and ISO 9001.

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