Archive for April, 2010

What are ISO 9001 standards?

Filed in ISO 9000, Resources by on December 19, 2014 Comments • views: 685
What are ISO 9001 standards?

Watch this video to learn about the power of quality management standards.

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Steel Company Goes ISO 9001

Filed in ISO 9000 by on April 1, 2012 • views: 494
Steel Company Goes ISO 9001

“We are both proud and excited about our ISO 9001 certification which are essential tools of the world’s economy.

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Getting Contracts from The Government

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Getting Contracts from The Government

“I can’t pay anybody if I’m not winning contracts,” Wright said. “I will bid on supplying blankets these days if I can find them and be competitive on it.”

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Boost Your Small Business Credit Score

Filed in Resources, Small Business by on April 1, 2012 • views: 470
Boost Your Small Business Credit Score

A high score means you’ve managed your finances well and would be a good risk for a loan

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ISO 9001:2008 Shows Committment to Excellence

Filed in ISO 9000 by on March 18, 2012 • views: 427
ISO 9001:2008 Shows Committment to Excellence

“The Company has always had a reputation in the industry for excellence in large scale, precision manufacturing and fabrication and achieving ISO certification on our first audit demonstrates WCMC’s commitment to excellence and unsurpassed quality.

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Small Business Owners: Launch To Your Next Level of Success!

Filed in Resources, Small Business, The Opal Way by on March 11, 2012 Comments • views: 646
Small Business Owners: Launch To Your Next Level of Success!

OPAL, Quality Systems Management – The small business, with big business ideas.

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ISO 9000 Conference

Filed in ISO by on March 2, 2012 • views: 458
ISO 9000 Conference

The 20th Annual International Conference on ISO 9000 has been structured to provide a balanced program of presentations by corporate executives and management system experts. Most organizations face compelling issues that must be continually addressed to survive. Often, conformity to management system standards is viewed as too cumbersome for the dynamic business environment. But successful organizations find that they must maintain a management system that is flexible enough to conform to a variety of standards while maintaining its focus on the customer.

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Hiring Continues To Rise for Small Business

Filed in News, Small Business by on March 2, 2012 • views: 407
Hiring Continues To Rise for Small Business

The U.S. Labor Department is scheduled to release its February employment report on March 9. Economists polled by Reuters expect it will show a 210,000 increase in nonfarm payrolls, with the unemployment rate holding steady at 8.3 percent.

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Small Businesses Floating On the Cloud

Filed in News, Small Business by on March 2, 2012 • views: 452
Small Businesses Floating On the Cloud

Cloud computing is lowering the barrier to entry into business for some SMEs, and helping speed up exploitation of new opportunities for others.

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Small Business Gets A Hand

Filed in News, Resources, Small Business by on February 10, 2012 • views: 383
Small Business Gets A Hand

As part of an ongoing review of all size standards, the SBA evaluated all of the revenue-based size standards in these sectors to determine whether to revise the existing size standards. SBA took into account the structural characteristics within individual industries, including average firm size, the degree of competition, and federal government contracting trends to ensure that size definitions reflect current economic conditions within those industries.

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What's New? Entrepreneurship.

Filed in News, Small Business by on January 28, 2012 • views: 400
What's New? Entrepreneurship.

More and more people around the world are becoming entrepreneurs, according to a Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2011 report released Thursday. The world’s so-called “innovation-driven” economies saw an increase of 22 percent in early-stage entrepreneurship in 2011 over the year before, as measured by the number of people operating a business that’s less than 3.5 years old.

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Can a Small Business Survive in the Cloud?

Filed in News, Resources, Small Business by on January 28, 2012 • views: 260
Can a Small Business Survive in the Cloud?

Washington Post: Even with risks, the cloud offers advantages for small businesses By Erik Larson, Published: January 27 Just about every small business owner, and anyone else for that matter, has been hearing a lot about “the cloud” lately. Internet behemoths like Google, Apple and Amazon are fighting it out for cloud superiority, as are other […]

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