New opportunities - Improving SME access to standards

http://www.iso.org/iso/home/news_index/news_archive/news.htm?refid=Ref1711

Participants

  • Henk de Vries
    Role: Faculty
    Reference type: Co-written by
  • Blind
    Role: Faculty
    Reference type: Co-written by
  • Vries, H.J.; Blind,K.; Mangelsdorf, A.; Verheul, H.; Zwan, J. van der
    Role: General
    Reference type: Journalist

Media outlets

  • ISO (Online)

Description

Many SMEs (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) could derive greater benefit from standardization, although standards are sometimes perceived as a burden rather than an advantage. This article highlights the obstacles that prevent SMEs from profiting from standards and standardization and offers solutions.

Many SMEs (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) could derive greater benefit from standardization, although standards are sometimes perceived as a burden rather than an advantage. This article highlights the obstacles that prevent SMEs from profiting from standards and standardization and offers solutions.