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practicable resources
for navigating the new normal

As the work world evolves, sharing lessons learned is a key to success

ANSI has compiled a collection of resources to help our members and organizations throughout the standardization community adapt to new ways of working, strengthen operations, and emerge even stronger after the impact of COVID-19.

Browse the topics below to access links to informative presentations, usable guidance, and other free tools, reports, and data to aid the ANSI community as we continually adapt to change and a "new normal."

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From virtual communication and collaboration platforms to AI-based efficiency tools, rapidly evolving tech advancements have the capacity to drive growth and impact for organizations across the standardization community. But a thoughtful, strategic approach and shared best practices for leveraging these tools is critical to building an effective and sustainable workforce of the future.

EFFECTIVE Virtual and Hybrid Meetings

The increased reliance on virtual and hybrid meetings during the pandemic enhanced many organizations' remote work options, but we've also seen many challenges. The following resources were developed to share lessons learned and help ANSI members and the larger standardization community use virtual and hybrid meetings more effectively and impactfully.

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Workplace Health, Safety, and Accessibility

With the U.S. government declaring the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency as of May 11, 2023, federal agencies are shifting from an emergency response to incorporating COVID-19 activities into routine public health practice. These links provide access to the latest federal data, guidance, and recommendations for worker protection.

Business Recovery and Growth

The pandemic has taken a heavy toll on many businesses, industries, and economies. To get us all back stronger than ever, ANSI and our community can leverage valuable resources like these and continue the transformation into an even more flexible, responsive, digitalized, and effective standardization system. 
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Standards and conformity assessment solutions – and the hundreds of organizations behind them – have played critical roles in pandemic response. Here, explore some of our community's most impactful work in the global fight against COVID-19 and ANSI's initiatives to advance these efforts.

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