For example, when Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK) installed its Global Body Line (itself part of a new worldwide standard, thus the name) it persuaded robot makers Kawasaki and Nachi to standardize
their teaching pendant designs, which according to Pat D'Eramo, general manager, Body Operations, TMMK, slashed training time (the previous line had up to 20 different pendants) and made it a lot easier to rotate operators from station to station.
The purpose of AIAC, which began nearly a year ago, is to standardize
"terminology, metrics, methodology and education for Internet advertising in agribusiness." The council already has devised terminology to be used across all ag Web sites.
Others choose not to standardize
their products because of the cost involved in doing so.
More work needs to be done to standardize
loan terms, and various legal, regulatory, and accounting problems need to be resolved before securitization will be feasible.
Information systems that provide evidence-based medical knowledge at the time of care can standardize
clinical decision-making and reduce the clinical decision error rate.
"It is extremely important for a company the size of Philips' semiconductor division to adopt and standardize
on the best EDA tools available," said Lambert van den Hoven, vice president and general manager, Design Technology Group (DTG), Philips Semiconductors.
The IETF's IPS Working Group is presently reviewing several Working Drafts that will eventually standardize
how Ethernet IP networks natively transport encapsulated SCSI.