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1. To cause to conform to a standard.
2. To evaluate by comparing with a standard.
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He added in a statement to Oman News Agency (ONA) that the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is seeking to identify the priorities of the countries of the region in terms of specifications and standardization, especially that the Sultanate has some views and ideas that help the Organization to develop some specifications, noting that the oil and gas sectors represent the main priority for the countries of the region.
In the surgery group proposed arrangements, the OIG concluded that the CMP would apply to the limitations on use of certain surgical supplies and product standardization.
Likewise, the cardiology proposed arrangement standardization of devices and limitations on the use of vascular closure devices would constitute an inducement to reduce or limit the current medical practice at the hospital and trigger the CMP.
Digital standardization applied as an e-government practice in public agencies has changed administrative execution, creating paperless and standardized administrative forms.
Therefore, based on the perspective of standards development organizations (SDOs), this is an empirical study aimed to explore the impact of IT in efficiency in government and the intersection between administrative efficiency and the institutional design of IT standardization for civil servants.
The research first reviews the significance and importance of standards setting in e-government, it then explicates the concepts of standards development in organizations, and finally discusses the effects of IT standardization on administrative efficiency in the Tainan City Council and Tainan municipal government.
With standardization and digitalization, all administrative information can be accessed efficiently by users, including bureaucrats and citizens.

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