Washington, DC – May 21, 2018 – Practical Solutions Incorporated (PSI), a technology and cloud solutions leader in the commercial and federal sectors, announces that they have been certified under ISO 9001:2015 as of May 16, 2018. PSI is certified by Concept Quality Assurance Labs as a company that has developed, implemented and maintains a Quality Management System (QMS) that conforms to the requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 international standard. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 is the most updated standard of its kind and focuses on management systems and performance. It assists companies in developing a QMS that aligns quality with their overall business strategy. Within this, there is an emphasis on risk-based approach and accountability in all organizational processes that helps improve communications, error-avoidance, and culture of continuous improvement. Nizar Hamad, Director of Engineering at PSI, says that “Attaining the ISO 9001:2015 certification will enhance PSI’s ability to grow by allowing the company to go after and bid on more business opportunities. ISO certification is a key prerequisite on many public sector and commercial Information Technology projects. The certification increases our credibility in the market and validates the quality of work performed by PSI. In turn, it leads to superior operational performance of the organization.” This certification is designed to help organizations ensure that they meet the needs of customers and other stakeholders while meeting statutory and regulatory requirements related to a product or service. ISO 9001:2015 deals with the fundamentals of quality management systems, including seven quality management principles upon which the standard is based on. Hamad continues, “ISO certification leads to improved credibility, better customer service, and better process integration which drives efficiencies towards fewer errors and resulting reworks, which can improve cost savings. Simply put, this independent audit and certification demonstrates PSI’s commitment to quality.” ABOUT PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS INC Practical Solutions, Inc. is a Technology Solutions Provider meeting government and commercial client’s business needs in four domains: Computing, Assurance, Security, and Engineering (CASE). Established in 1997 by technical and engineering professionals who designed, developed, and implemented innovative technology solutions for some of the largest government and enterprise organizations world-wide. ABOUT CONCEPT QA LABS Concept Quality Assurance Labs (CQAL) was established in 2004 with an objective of assisting organizations for scaling towards highest quality and productivity levels through process excellence. CQAL Certification Services are internationally recognized and accredited by Accreditation Commission for Conformity Assessment Bodies(ACCAB) for QMS certification. ABOUT ISO 9001 ISO 9001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Organizations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements. It is the most popular standard in the ISO 9000 series and the only standard in the series to which organizations can certify. ISO 9001 was first published in 1987 by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), an international agency composed of the national standards bodies of more than 160 countries. The current version of ISO 9001 was released in September 2015.