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Can Agile and ISO 9001 interact well?

There are few academic papers addressing the relationship between lean software development and the practices covered by ISO 9001. Most articles says that the divergence between these approaches is ...
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What is a uniform way to express Country, City, State? (ISO standard, etc)

I need to encode data into a user token that describes the user's Country, State, and city. I understand that different descriptors apply to different government hierarchies, but am looking for a ...
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My organization is relatively small; how can I follow ISO9000/1 as a matter of best practice? [closed]

I work for a company of <60 people. I understand that larger companies typically are ISO9000/9001 certified, as a matter of quality assurance. I also understand that for a company my size, such ...
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Best representation for relative dates & durations

I use ISO 8601 to represent dates & durations and all is OK. But now I need to represent relative dates and durations like: The date for first day, at midnight, of the next week All the last ...
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How would I make a suggestion for a change to the SQL standard

If I wanted to make a suggestion to a change to how the UPDATE statement works in SQL, how would I go about it? Is there a website for the next standard? I googled, but just kept getting the ...
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Is the addition of a duration to a date-time defined in ISO 8601?

I've writing a date-time library, and need to implement the addition of a duration to a date-time. If I add a 1 month duration: P1M to the 31st March 2012: 2012-03-31, does the standard define what ...
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Is there a formal definiton of software quality [closed]

I am looking for a formal definition of software quality. It is my understanding that ISO 25000 is intended to provide or measure the quality of a piece of software, but it doesn't appear ready yet ...
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ISO 12207: Verification of integration and Unit test validation

I have received comments from the supervisor reviewing my thesis. He asked two questions I cannot answer right now: If ISO 12207 says under "Integration verification" that it "checks that components ...
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Why did the ISO 8601 committee choose Monday as the first day of the week? [closed]

Sunday is considered the first day of the week in the United States and countries that followed the Greco-Roman tradition.
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Can each mobile app have its own client account for payments? (Windows Phone, Android and iPhone)

My company has many clients wanting mobile applications and having the payments come into our account and then sorting the payments would be a real pain. So can a company have a main account to ...
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Pair Programming and ISO 27001

I’ve been working in an eXtreme programming team and doing pair programming for over 7 years in a windows environment. When we first started doing it someone would log in with their windows ...
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C++ : Lack of Standardization at the Binary Level

Why ISO/ANSI didn't standardize C++ at the binary level? There are many portability issues with C++, which is only because of lack of it's standardization at the binary level. Don Box writes, ...
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ISO 27001 Compliance Documentation [closed]

I am looking for some example documentation for compliance with ISO 27001 (formerly BS 7799) with specific details on Information Security and Data Protection. Are there any sample templates ...
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C/C++: Who uses the logical operator macros from iso646.h and why?

There has been some debate at work about using the merits of using the alternative spellings for C/C++ logical operators in iso646.h: and && and_eq &= bitand & bitor ...