Archive for April, 2010
“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.
OPAL, Quality Systems Management – The small business, with big business ideas.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]