One topic that has come up many times over the years is why do I need to do something or buy a product that adheres to certain industry standards. In a recent article from Chris Long at Belden discusses the importance industrial standards.
When manufacturers develop products in accordance with predefined standards, product development is simplified. It speeds up the time it takes for a product to get to market. Ultimately, standards fuel the development and implementation of technologies that influence and transform the way we live, work and communicate.