American Society for Quality
ASQ is a global community of people passionate about quality, who use
the tools, their ideas and expertise to make our world work better.
APICS is the premier professional association for supply chain management
and the leading provider of research, education and certification programs
that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience.
Quality Magazine serves the quality assurance and process improvement
needs of more than 50,000 manufacturing professionals. Editorial coverage
focuses on the practical application of and latest advancements in Metrology
Methods and Equipment, Software and Analytical Tools and Quality Management
Quality Digest delivers feature articles and news on the quality industry
in addition to editorial content, live broadcasts, videos, and on-demand
webinars presented by industry experts on international quality standards,
leadership, manufacturing, metrology, statistical process control, training,
healthcare, and more.
History of Measurements
Measurement, loosely defined is the length, amount, or size of something that is measured.
This is an interesting article about the history of measurement.
The article was provided by two students to their teacher in an
after school education program. Here it is. We hope you like it.
APQC helps organizations work smarter, faster, and with greater confidence.
It is the world’s foremost authority in benchmarking, best practices,
process and performance improvement, and knowledge management. APQC’s
unique structure as a member-based nonprofit makes it a differentiator
in the marketplace. APQC partners with more than 500 member organizations
worldwide in all industries.
National Standards Institute
As the voice of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, the
American National Standards Institute (ANSI) empowers its members and
constituents to strengthen the U.S. marketplace position in the global
economy while helping to assure the safety and health of consumers and
the protection of the environment.
ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization with
a membership of 163 national standards bodies. Through its members, it
brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based,
market relevant International Standards that support innovation and provide
solutions to global challenges.