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ISO 9001: The Path to Certification

Understanding the 9001 Framework

ISO 9001 Framework Whitepaper


Quality is one of the foundational elements for any successful business. Yet business growth and innovation continually threaten any organization’s ability to continue to deliver quality products and services.

ISO 9001 provides a framework for organizations to establish quality requirements and develop the documentation, controls, and management system to ensure the requirements are regularly met. If you are considering program implementation, this three-part whitepaper series will provide all the information you need to make an educated decision on ISO 9001 adoption.

This Whitepaper Series Includes:

  • Part 1: Will cover the essential elements of the ISO 9001 Framework (this whitepaper)
  • Part 2: Will present a business case which outlines why organizations should consider ISO 9001 certification from business perspective
  • Part 3: Will cover the ISO 9001 certification process from start to finish

Team Specialist

Phil Brudney


Philip leads Security, Privacy, and Compliance research and quality assurance at risk3sixty. He oversees privacy and attestation reporting and is the co-quality assurance manager for the assurance practice where he is responsible for ensuring each engagement meets risk3sixty’s rigorous quality standards in line with AICPA requirements. Phil leads development and peer review of thought leadership, research, and whitepapers. In addition, Phil acts as the Data Protection Officer (DPO) for a wide array of US based firms facing GDPR compliance.

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