Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday October 14, 2012

Today is World Standards Day

Today we pause and celebrate World Standards Day with parties, parades and speeches. Actually we don’t, but probably should since we would not be using computers or the Internet without multiple sets of standards to make all of the gizmos and doodads all work together harmoniously. big grin

About 80 percent of global commerce, or $13 trillion in economic activity each year, has some connection with standards, according to Joe Bhatia, president and CEO of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).