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We’ve been using measurement since the beginning of time. Today, the world’s scientific community is making a fundamental change in how we measure things by redefining the kilogramme, the kelvin, the ampere and the mole, four of the seven base units of the International System of Units (SI). An ISO and...
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The number of management systems has risen dramatically in recent years, reflecting the needs and demands of more and more organizations looking to improve their performance across a wide range of areas and sectors. And most companies have more than one. ISO’s useful guide to integrating management system...
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution has been getting a lot of press. What does it really mean, and how will it affect us?
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Shifting from a traditional automotive manufacturing process to advanced automated and digitalized intelligence manufacturing will lay the ground for how automotive companies compete in the future. We ask Hyundai how it all connects.
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The Gugulethu School is a recipient of a new EcoSan toilet system care of the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge and funding from the BMGF. 

The BMGF visited the school in part to shoot a documentary on the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge - an attempt to bring sustainable sanitation solutions to 2.5 billion people worldwide that don't have access to safe, affordable sanitation.
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New ISO International Standard for revolutionary sanitation systems launched at the Reinvented Toilet Expo, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, held in Beijing today.

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This month in ISOfocus

Cover page: ISOfocus November/December 2018:: The new Industrial Revolution
Novembre-decembre 2018

The new Industrial Revolution

This issue examines how government, businesses and societies will navigate the increasing integration of technologies into business and production processes.

ISOfocus

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

Whether a multinational enterprise faced with major decisions or a small business looking for ideas, ISOfocus seeks to provide both the kind of overviews that strategic planners need and the little details that can make a big difference.

You will find international topics covering everything from IT and transport to personal stories and everything in between. Our goal is to bring you the highest-quality information and most up-to-date and internationally relevant material on standards in each issue.


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