London calling Intelex over the pond in first international expansion

While Intelex has long boasted a truly global presence with an array of clients around the globe, we’re excited to announce that we will be launching our first international office in 2012!

Beginning in February, Intelex will be better equipped to provide service and support our UK, European and Middle East clients through our new beachhead, to be based in the west London borough of Chiswick.

The office will be headed up by Intelex’s VP of Sales, Stephen Ross, who couldn’t be better suited for the role. In addition to being a 10-year veteran of the company, he acquired his Masters in Environmental Management at Manchester University before beginning at Intelex. Of course, he shall henceforth be known as “Ross. Stephen Ross.”

Head to our Press Room for the full story. In the meantime, best of luck to Steve as he prepares to relocate in the New Year. Right oh!… Read more...

Understanding the business benefits of consensus-based standards

Businesses seek ISO certification for a variety of reasons: attracting and retaining customers and clients, boosting brand image, and more.

Getting executive buy-in for ISO certification can sometimes be a challenge, and even leaders who have made the decision to seek standards certification – be it ISO 9001, ISO 14001, or any other widely used standards – often fail to consider the unsung rewards of certification.

Businesses that implement ISO standards often focus on the perceived burdens of adoption, such as expansive paper trails, demanding document management, and seemingly interminable audits. They forget that, when executed and implemented properly, certification can spell rich financial rewards.

Well, thanks to the folks at the World Standards Cooperative (WSC), an organization that promotes voluntary, consensus-based standards, business leaders have access to a variety of tools that illustrate the business benefits of adopting ISO standards. The WSC website contains links to dozens of such resources, including:

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