Grant Purdy, a longstanding member of joint committee OB-007 Risk management, has recently retired from the committee.
Standards New Zealand is undertaking a review of our standards catalogue to ensure it is up to date and fit for purpose. We are reviewing all New Zealand standards that are 16 years or older and not cited or referenced in any way, a total of 227 standards.
NZS 9401:2008 Managing flood risk – A process Standard guides decision-making on flood risk, to ensure all flood risk components are considered when making key land use decisions. Intended users include local authorities, central government, communities, engineers, and developers.
Standards New Zealand and Standards Australia are undertaking a review of the catalogue of standards over 10 years old. The withdrawal of a publication may occur as a result of a periodic review or where the responsible committee determines that the document is no longer required and should be withdrawn.
Don Deutsch, chair of an international information technology standards committee, shares his thoughts on the importance of standards for the field of cloud computing and what may be expected for the future of cloud computing standardisation.
We have started a project to revise NZS 8100:2007 Dairy herd testing. NZS 8100 applies to herd testing covered by the Dairy Industry (Herd Testing and New Zealand Dairy Core Database) Regulations 2001.