New Certification Body: ECQA
New certification body for non-Automotive models
After a long period of successful cooperation with ISQI intacs has signed a contract with ECQA as new certification body, valid from 1st January 2015.
ECQA (European Certification & Qualification Association, www.ecqa.org) will provide certification and registration services for assessors and training provider for:
- ISO 15504 (SPICE)
- ISO 20000
Existing (still valid) certifications are not affected by the change. All new and re-certification application will be carried out from now on by ECQA.
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White Paper on Process Maturity Models (SPICE, CMMI) vs. Agile published!
Dear community members,
the white paper, as announced on intacs.info and in the latest intacs newsletter, has been finished.
We would be happy if this contributes to answering frequently asked questions and to clarifying myths with respect to Process Maturity Models (such as SPICE and CMMI) vs Agile. We also hope that it will trigger fruitful discussions and further work. We are looking forward to your feedback !
intacs Rating Guidelines
as you will remember in 2011 and 2013 intacs offered the module "Rating Guidelines" from the Provisional standard course materials for public download.
In the context of the new baseline 7 of those course materials the authros have updated and improved that module. It is now available for free download on
downloads/PublicationsAndContent/"intacs Rating Guidelines BL7 v3.pdf"
DNV BA Japan is now accredited intacs training provider
DNV Business Assurance Japan (DNV BAJ) KK is one of the major notified bodies in Japan. DNV has been working in Japan with various Automotive OEMs & Suppliers providing training and assessment services based on standards viz. ISO 26262, TS 16949, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 27001, ISO 20000 etc.
Considering automotive sector needs and demands related to Automotive SPICE, DNV is now associated with VDA QMC to deliver iNTACS training services. We are pleased to announce that DNV BAJ is now accredited by VDA QMC for providing iNTACS Provisional and Competent assessor training courses based on Automotive SPICE.
We hope that association with DNV BAJ will further strengthen the internationalization efforts of iNTACS in Asian region.