Which approach do you have to the Transition? What approach is your Organisation taking?
Early Adopters- confident to make the changes. They know that there is enough time to sort out any issues identified as part of the transition. Often using the transition as an opportunity to change, improve and update processes and forms.
The Rest – Leave to the last moment, whether through the long transition period meaning that it is not a priority, ignorance or insufficient available capable resource, will leave the transition to the last moment.
A 3-year transition can seem that the Transition to the latest version is not a priority. However, see our Blog “ISO 9001: 2015 & ISO 14001: 2015 Transition Timetable”, some Certification Bodies will be conducting Gap Analysis to 2015 requirements at the next Surveillance Visit with Certificates only issued in 2017. Therefore, it is better to be an Early Adopter