How does our IDHIS programme work?
Step 1: Application, preassessment questionnaire, risk assessment and introductory meeting
I~HD reviews application form
Signing of NDA
Risk assessment by i~HD
“Is the client ready for the assessment”
Introductory meeting to define the next steps
A first meeting initiates the programme with the applicant organisation. i~HD walks through the assessment and certification processes, agrees on the product and service scope, appraises the readiness of the organisation for assessment and finalises the contractual details.
The assessment phase focuses on the organisation, its procedures and practices, and the technology by auditing against our 7 criteria sets.
Step 2: Onsite assessment
Defining the assessment scenarios
Preparation of the full audit
Composing the audit team
Setting up audit programme
Client comments the draft report
Audit team reviews comments from client
Report is sent to i~HD’s Certification Body
The Assessment includes an onsite audit by our independent international expert auditors who will assess against the criteria and determine whether the applicant complies.Their compliance report identifies any non-conformities with the criteria.
Step 3: Certification process
i~HD’s Certification Body reviews the assessment report
Decision by of i~HD’s Certification Body
- The Certification is awarded
- A follow-up report and/or follow-up audit
- The Certification is not awarded
The i~HD Certification Board reviews the findings and determines whether to award a Certificate, specify which essential non-conformities require a corrective action and a re-audit, or determine that a full re-assessment will be needed once the major non-conformities are addressed. The ISO-Accredited Certificate is then awarded to successful applicants. It is valid for 2 years or until a new major release of the audited platform.