Category: Stakeholder News

Persons Certification during COVID-19

Cynthia WoodleyChief Operations Officer and PsychometricianProfessional Testing, Inc. Many of us have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by changing how we operate our businesses and organizations, including by implementing remote work policies and technologies that will have an enduring effect on our practices. Almost every aspect of our […]

IPC Specification on Performing Online Examinations

Online examination systems are becoming increasingly popular and widespread. Many educational institutes, examination centers and certification bodies of persons are replacing their traditional examination methods with online testing technologies. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the need for such credible online examination systems and verification processes. However, the introduction […]

The Latest From ISO CASCO

CASCO secretariat25 May 2020 The annual plenary and policy meetings With the spread of COVID-19 accelerating in many parts of the world, the CASCO secretariat and the meetings host, the German Institute for Standardization (DIN), decided to move the 35th CASCO plenary and workshop from 05-07 May to […]

New position paper: the need for industry-driven telecom supply chain security standards and programs

Sheronda Jeffries The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), a 400+ member trade association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, recently released a new position paper outlining the critical need for supply chain security standards throughout global telecom networks. Information Communications Technology (ICT) networks have grown in complexity over […]

IAF collaborates with INetQI

The newly established INetQI is a group consisting of organisations with an interest in developing and promoting quality infrastructure (QI) activities. IAF participated in December in the 3rd meeting of the newly established INetQI, a group consisting of international organisations with an interest in developing and promoting quality […]

Reinaldo Figueiredo to lead ISO CASCO

Reinaldo Figueiredo, Senior Program Director at the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) has been elected as Chair of the ISO Committee on Conformity Assessment (ISOCASCO) for the 2020 to 2021 term. ISO CASCO, which develops standards and addresses issues related to conformity assessment, counts 108 participating national member […]

New Voice in the TIC Sector

Former IAF Association Members, IFIA and CEOC, have merged to form the TIC Council to be a new voice in the testing, inspection and certification (TIC) industry. The organisation brings together more than 90 member companies and organisations from around the world that employ around a million people […]