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An IT service management system (ITSMS) is a strategic tool to help organizations improve efficiencies, optimize the use of technologies, save money and provide many other benefits that go beyond IT. The ISO and IEC’s 20000 series provides international best-thinking for an effective ITSMS. Parts of...
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It's been almost three years since we re-launched ISO.org on an all-new platform. Since that time, we've attracted record numbers of visitors, but at ISO things never stand still. Find out what we've changed, and why.
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Safety and security are vital to the enjoyment of any holiday or travel adventure. So, it’s reassuring to know that thousands of ISO standards are working behind the scenes to prevent you from becoming a statistic. 
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We are more connected than ever, bringing with it the joys, and risks, of our digital world. Cybersecurity is a growing concern, with attacks against business almost doubling over the last few years and is an increasingly significant threat to global stability.
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Safety signs are essential for preventing accidents and injury. Symbols that are internationally agreed and globally used in safety signs ensure clarity and consistency, regardless of language, culture or setting. The ISO standard that is a reference for safety signs has just been updated to incorporate...

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ISOfocus
July/August 2019

Travel in depth

This issue highlights the fastest growing trends in travel and tourism, including sustainability and medical tourism. 

Published in English, French and Spanish, six times per year, ISOfocus is your gateway to International Standards.

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