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ISO 9000

ISO 9000
ISO 9000 is a series of standards, developed and published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), that define, establish, and maintain an effective quality assurance system for manufacturing and service industries.[1][2] The standards are available through national standards bodies. ISO 9000 deals with the fundamentals of quality management systems,[3] including the eight management principles upon which the family of standards is based.[3][4] ISO 9001 deals with the requirements that organizations wishing to meet the standard must fulfill.[5] Third-party certification bodies provide independent confirmation that organizations meet the requirements of ISO 9001. Over a million organizations worldwide[6] are independently certified, making ISO 9001 one of the most widely used management tools in the world today. Despite widespread use, the ISO certification process has been criticized[7][8] as being wasteful and not being useful for all organizations.[9][10]

UPDATED: Top 40 Platforms for Crowdfunding Social Change Crowdfunding is a new word for an old idea. The Oxford English dictionary defines it as: “the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet” Crowdfunding’s poster child, Kickstarter, launched in April 2009. But Kickstrater is now just one of over 450 crowdfunding platforms worldwide. So, crowdfunding is big and growing fast. An example of particular interest to P2P Foundation readers might be the story of how Jonas Salk created the very first polio vaccine in the 1950s; it is was crowdfunded and patent-free. More recently, crowdfunding has been used with great success to finance political action. Inspired to take action? web | twitter | facebook | github Goteo is an open source platform for ‘crowdfunding the commons’. web | wiki | twitter | facebook | github Another open source platform, Akvo is primarily for Water and Sanitation projects. web | twitter | facebook | github web | facebook web | twitter

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Enforcing Technical Document Business Rules with Schematron Enforcing Technical Document Business Rules with Schematron What is the problem? Many organizations want to speed up their migration to managing their technical content as XML by using generic data models such as DocBook or DITA. These documentation frameworks are usually a good choice for an organization since they already provide much of what you need to get started creating content. Some benefits include: They are free!! However, these documentation frameworks are intended for general technical authoring and publishing. Training authors to use these new tools is a challenge. What is an authoring business rule? According to Wikipedia, an business rule is: A business rule is a rule of a business, company, or corporation. The the solution to the questions above can be found in business rules. Here are some example business rules that answer those questions: Our content is Docbook XML but we don’t have the resources to customize the schema. What is Schematron and how can it help us? Examples

BPM Round Table De ‘Round Table’ Tijdens de BPM Round Table ontmoeten professionals en wetenschappers elkaar om de laatste trends op het gebied van Business Process Management aan elkaar te presenteren en met elkaar te bespreken. Er is ruimte om ideeën uit te wisselen en om elkaar informeel te ontmoeten. Business Process Management Business Process Management heeft in de afgelopen decennia de manier van werken sterk veranderd. In de praktijk kunnen Business Process Management technieken bijvoorbeeld gebruikt worden om: de gang van zaken in een organisatie te begrijpen en te beschrijven; de dagelijkse werkzaamheden te besturen; de prestaties binnen de organisatie te meten; en de organisatie te optimaliseren om bijvoorbeeld hogere efficiëntie of kwaliteit te behalen. Geavanceerde Tools en Technieken Het gebied van Business Process Management biedt een groot aantal geavanceerde tools en technieken die kunnen helpen bij het besturen en verbeteren van een organisatie. Vorm De vorm van de bijeenkomsten is open.

Business Model Canvas vs Lean Canvas vs One-Page Lean Startup API > Enterprise Performance Management – Knowledge, Consulting, Research and Training Formula Forensics - Homepage Formula Forensics finally has a home! Formula Forensics started in Oct 2011 when Chandoo was on Holidays a Work Trip and asked me (Hui) to write a few guests posts during the week. In one of the posts I documented a formula that had been recently posted in the Chandoo.org Forums and Formula Forensics was born. Formula Forensics has now grown to 41 posts and is mostly written by Hui with the help of 3 guest authors, Luke, Faseeh and Sajan. You can get a list of all the Formula Forensics posts by going to: Below is a table listing all the Formula Forensics posts and a brief description of each. Formula Forensics Needs Your Help We need more ideas for future Formula Forensics posts and so I need your help. If you have a neat formula that you would like to share like above, try putting pen to paper and draft up a Post like one of the posts listed above; or

25 of the Best PowerPoint Presentation Examples Every Marketer Should See Some presentations are better than others. Some have gorgeous designs. Some have insanely actionable takeaways. Some just give down-to-earth advice. But the best SlideShare presentations represent all three. And if you're looking to get started making your own PowerPoint or SlideShare presentation, why not learn from the best of the best? To help you kick your own presentations up a notch, we've curated 25 awesome SlideShare decks below. Click here to download 20 examples of top-notch PowerPoint presentations and get tips for creating one of your own! When you're clicking through the presentations below, notice how they weave an interesting story through the SlideShare format, design their slides, and make their presentations interactive with SlideShare-exclusive features. Bonus: You may just learn a thing or two about marketing while you're at it. ;) 1) "How to Produce Better Content Ideas," Mark Johnstone We all get writer's block sometimes. 2) "How Google Works," Eric Schmidt

7 stappen naar een kloppend marketingplan Misschien heb je zelf wel eens een marketingplan geschreven. Managers bij grootbedrijven hebben er vaak een onder ogen gekregen. En die zullen, als ze eerlijk zijn, toegeven dat het vaak niet echt duidelijk is wat er in een aangeleverd plan staat. Een goed marketingplan zou de betrokkenen na het lezen van het plan direct aan de slag moeten kunnen helpen. Realiteit is dat een marketingplan echter vaak ligt te verstoffen in de kast. Ondernemerinbusiness.nl geeft tips waar een goed plan aan moet voldoen. 1. Niet iedereen heeft tijd om het hele marketingplan door te lezen. 2. Hoe staat het bedrijf er momenteel voor? 3. Voor wie zijn de producten of diensten die het bedrijf levert? 4. Ieder bedrijf heeft te maken met concurrentie. 5. De SWOT-analyse klinkt wellicht als het meeste werk om te maken, maar als je alle eerder genoemde punten in het marketingplan al goed hebt uitgewerkt, is dit deel zo opgeschreven. 6. Het is nu duidelijk hoe het bedrijf ervoor staat en waar de kansen liggen. 7.

10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics Advertisement Who can resist a colourful, thoughtful venn diagram anyway? In terms of blogging success, infographics are far more likely to be shared than your average blog post. Designing An Infographic Some great tips for designing infographics: Keep it simple! Ideas for infographic formats include: Timelines;Flow charts;Annotated maps;Graphs;Venn diagrams;Size comparisons;Showing familiar objects or similar size or value. Here are some great tutorials on infographic creation: Creating Your Infographic Plan and research.If required, use free software to create simple graphs and visualisations of data.Use vector graphic software to bring these visualisations into the one graphic. Ultimately, if you have a little design skill, the very best approach is to create all the simple graphs and illustrations yourself using vector graphic software. Free Online Tools For Creating Infographics Stat Planet Hohli Hohli is an intuitive, simple online chart maker. Creately New York Times Many Eyes Wordle Tableau

Presentation Zen The Discipline of Innovation How much of innovation is inspiration, and how much is hard work? If it’s mainly the former, then management’s role is limited: Hire the right people, and get out of their way. If it’s largely the latter, management must play a more vigorous role: Establish the right roles and processes, set clear goals and relevant measures, and review progress at every step. Drucker argues that most innovative business ideas come from methodically analyzing seven areas of opportunity, some of which lie within particular companies or industries and some of which lie in broader social or demographic trends. Despite much discussion these days of the “entrepreneurial personality,” few of the entrepreneurs with whom I have worked during the past 30 years had such personalities. Innovation is the specific function of entrepreneurship, whether in an existing business, a public service institution, or a new venture started by a lone individual in the family kitchen. Sources of Innovation 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

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