After the kick-off meeting at the CeBIT for the quality management system of the IT-Mittelstand Association kicks off in April. This not only synergies, but also savings are achieved. Aachen, March 11, 2009. The Member companies of the IT-Mittelstand Association gathered at the CeBIT Convention Center were an opinion. According to ISO 9001, quality management (QM) today belongs to a well-run company. IT companies without QM worsen not only their chances of success in the award of public contracts, but give in addition to marketing benefits efficiency gains in an increasingly competitive. Also the marketing benefits arising from a composite certification because we guarantee to the customers as a sense of responsibility and reliability are decisive for the participation in the Green Software AG as well as the economic benefits”, explains Dr. Oliver Grun, CEO of green Software AG.
The cost of the certification process could convince. With approximately 2.100,-euros total cost per company is the VDEB ISO 9001 certification of composite unbeatably inexpensive and portable for IT SMEs. Patrick understood the implications. Training an employee to the quality management officer, preparation to the certification with Internet platform, ongoing support and internal audits and consulting for the next three years are included. The certification audit and the first and second surveillance audit are also included. The concept of the VDEB ISO uses the 9001 Federation certification by the International Organization for standardization and the European Union opened opportunities, a viable, to develop sleek, efficient and cost effective quality management system. The certification network opens up such synergies that take advantage of all participating companies and pays off in financial savings. The price of a commercially available single certification is obtained at approximately 14.300,-euros with the IT-Mittelstand Association up to 12.200,-euros. Following IT companies want to perceive the economic and strategic benefits and have already to participate in the group certification of IT-Mittelstand Association decided: DocuWare AG, EBBINGHAUS TEAM GMBH, FibuNet GmbH, GreenGate AG, green Software AG, GTE UG, OrgWare GmbH, Ropardo AG, sys – pro GmbH (list in alphabetical order). On April 20 the QMB training takes place in Cologne, but still there is a chance for more small and medium-sized IT companies to join and to obtain the ISO 9001 certificate in November. The supervision by the Office of the VDEB and consultants will make sure that the short decisive companies be placed in the same knowledge as the already-participating companies. Registration is possible until 7 April.