A time for trust

With trust, businesses and consumers embark on a lifelong journey towards solutions that will meet their mutual expectations – productivity, performance and quality of life.

In this issue, you’ll learn about how standards help bridge this relationship, instilling confidence on both sides. So what are some of the issues affected by trust? How can ISO standards help? And which changes/improvements are poised to make the biggest impact? In a comprehensive selection of articles, we spoke to a number of experts to get their input on a handful of subjects.

 

 

July/August 2016

A time for trust

With trust, businesses and consumers embark on a lifelong journey towards solutions that will meet their mutual expectations. Learn about how standards help bridge this relationship.

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Spotlight

What to expect when buying second-hand goods

How can we be sure that the second-hand kettle we buy won’t blow up in our face? Purchasing used products can bring its share of bad surprises, but ISO/TS 20245 helps make sure those hand-me-down treasures are not a swizz.

Getting a “really good deal” can cause us to miss the warning signals

Rae Dulmage, Chair of ISO/PC 245

 

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