Property: Standards

What is a standard?

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 A standard is:

  • an agreed way of doing something.
  • a published document which includes a technical specification or precise criteria.
  • designed to be used consistently
  • makes life simpler by increasing the reliability and the effectiveness of many goods and services.
  • is created by bringing together the experience and expertise of all interested parties including producers, sellers and buyers.

[Adapted from 'British Standards Institution, What is a standard?, Internet: < http://www.bsigroup.com/en/Standards-and-Publications/About-standards/What-is-a-standard/ >]

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