The IS0 10006 guideline outlines quality management principles and practices related to the management of projects. It provides the guidance on quality issues that impact projects.
It is applicable to projects of varying complexity, size and length. The guidelines can be applied to projects managed by an individual or by a team or for a program or for a portfolio of projects. Its overall purpose is to create and maintain quality in projects through a systematic process that ensures:
- Stated and implied needs of customers are understood and met.
- Interested stakeholders needs are understood and evaluated.
- The organization’s quality policy is incorporated into the management of projects.
Source: International Organization for Standardization (ISO)