How Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming the Auditing Profession

Purchase a Certificate of Attendance (CPD/CEU): Artificial intelligence (AI) technology and cognitive systems are creating a new partnership between people and computers that enhances, scales, and accelerates human expertise. With the explosion of devices being added to the internet of things—all generating new sources of data—AI technology can include these

An Update on the Development of ISO 45001: The First International Standard for Safety Management Systems

David Solomon, executive officer for safety and risk for Master Builders in New South Wales, will discuss the progress of the development of ISO 45001, the first international standard for occupational health and safety management systems. The standard is being written by ISO/PC 283, on which Solomon has represented Australia for seven years. He’s held positions such as deputy task group leader of definitions and member of the editorial committee. More recently, he served as deputy convenor to a small working group that met in Denmark to work on the standard.

Future of Quality Professionals to Succeed

ASQ, the American Productivity and Quality Center (APQC), and the International Academy for Quality (IAQ) teamed up to complete several research studies in 2016 to gauge professional opinions on the future of quality. The results of the surveys show that keeping current on trends in the profession and continually learning new skills is vital to quality professionals. This presentation will discuss the surveys and approaches to continual skills development.

Quality Risk Assessment: An Auditor’s Perspective

As much as our industries have changed due to information technology, the process of preparing and delivering a risk assessment audit has not. Many of my colleagues still produce a paper based risk assessment using MS Word, Excel, or other word processing software. Often we produce lengthy reports and the client only reads the executive summary in the front of the report and the mitigations at the end. What happens to all the great information in between? This session will discuss how technology advancements enable us to gain the full benefit of the information obtained and use it to enable critical business decisions.