Tag: ISO

Secrets of business success in new ISO standard

The average lifespan of businesses is shrinking. How to stay afloat in a rapidly changing world? A newly published standard aims to help.

Advancing women in standardization on International Women’s Day

Social equality is just one of thousands of areas advanced by ISO International Standards and, today, on International Women’s Day, ISO pledges to advance it even further.

The new ISO 31000 keeps Risk Management simple

Yesterday’s risk management practices are no longer adequate to deal with today’s threats and they need to evolve.

Growing old gracefully with a new ISO technical committee for ageing societies

The world’s population is ageing, just like us. The new ISO/TC 314 ISO technical committee has just been formed to help!

Managing a precious resource

Why do we need to manage global water resources? According to environmental scientist Dr Debbie Chapman, our health and well-being depend on it!

International Standards: the launchpad for ideas that soar

Bringing real and measurable benefits to almost every sector imaginable, standards underpin the technology we rely on and ensure the quality that we expect.

IEC, ISO and ITU receive Primetime Emmy award for excellence in video engineering

The US Academy of Television Arts & Sciences awarded an Emmy for outstanding achievement to the expert group responsible for High Efficiency Video Coding.

ISO – Pushing the tourism limits!

Tourism is one of the fastest developing sectors, with increasing growth for the coming years. How can International Standards contribute to this development?

Missing persons and refugees – a new target for standardization?

In 2016, over 65.6 million people worldwide were uprooted from their homes by war and persecution. ISO Standards help develop solutions for humanitarian work.

Why intelligent supply chains will rule the world

How an adaptive, intelligent supply chain – built around standards – accelerates innovation and drives change!

ISO/IEC 17025 moves to final stage of revision

Did you know ISO/IEC 17025:2005, the standard that gives requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories is being revised?

ISO Standards and agriculture – Do you trust the food you eat?

From tractors and trailers to methods for testing soils and even fish-farming, ISO Standards play an essential role in feeding the world. As pressure on land and resources increases alongside population, and the demand for high-quality food, efficient farming is more important than ever. ISO Standards enable efficient use of fertilizers and fuel, delivering substantial ...