Category Archives: Collective Intelligence

Rearranged priorities at 14:46 (about this blog)

The events in Japan two months ago on 2011-03-11 14:46 called for different priorities.  I had two draft posts prepared, yet it has become uncertain whether I will continue this blog in its current form. If you wish to be … Continue reading

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Millions of companies know ISO 9000 – want to help improve it?

If you or your company is using or influenced by the ISO 9000 series of standards in any significant way,  please take the ISO 9000 Survey. It takes about 30 minutes. The time you save may be your own, whether … Continue reading

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On the economic benefits of standardization

On 2010-12-22, @isostandards tweeted: and helped me find a new publication on the WSC website. Their World Standards Cooperation Newsletter No. 01 – December 2010 is about

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A new approach, crowdsourcing by the European Union

Concerned about standardization falling behind ever-accelerating innovation, in the EU they aimed to find ways to accelerate standardization to narrow that gap. The EU published key issues and concerns to give context to the 14  questions used in  crowdsourcing for … Continue reading

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Sexy standardization saves, um, cost

No, I am not touching on brassieres here, where standardization could save the beauties in our life some time shopping, should the industry finally agree on more reliable size and fit standards. For most other clothing the garment industry has … Continue reading

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