World Standards Day

World Standards Day is an annual celebration recognizing the collaborative efforts that go into the development of standards at both a national and international level.  It is also an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of standardization to the global economy and human lives.

A ‘standard’ platform for innovation

Until recent years standards have focused on the prerequisites for the interoperability of products, such as rail networks and technology however BSI sees a third generation for standards ahead. The next generation of standards will not be in their traditional form, relating to product quality or management process, but will derive from the people values that lead organizational practice. Dr Scott Steedman, Director of Standards tells us more…