Originally published in Canadian Manufacturers & Exporter's 20/20 Magazine, Nov - Dec 2015
In today’s global economy, having innovative ideas isn’t enough to ensure success. As the borders of business slowly disappear, companies increasingly need to look beyond national borders to remain competitive. But it takes a whole system working behind the scenes to support a business’ ability to bring those innovative ideas and products to markets around the world. Standardization plays an integral role in this system.