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CSIA Certification

CSIA CertificationControl System Integrators Association

We are a Certified Member of the Control System Integrators Association. CSIA is dedicated to improving the technical and business skills of its members.   The registration process uses independent auditors to verify compliance to its Best Practices and Benchmarks standards that provide a common, industry standard approach for successful project implementation. The objective of Registration is to “raise the bar” for System Integrators.

CSIA’s Best Practices and Benchmarks process provides performance standards in seven critical business areas against which CSIA members are audited and measured for qualification for the Certified Member program.

General Management

  • Purpose
  • Strategic Objectives
  • Goals
  • Organizational Structure
  • Facilities
  • Equipment
  • Computer System Management

Human Resources

  • Administration
  • Recruiting
  • Employee Development
  • Retention

Project Management

  • Project Planning
  • Methodologies
  • Design Standards
  • Project Quality
  • Documentation
  • Testing
  • Implementation
Quality Management

  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Effective Communication
  • Improvements

Financial Management

  • Measurements
  • Financial Planning
  • Billing
  • Credit
  • Purchasing
  • Expenses
  • Security
  • Project Financial Reporting
Business Development

  • Organization
  • Practices
  • Proposals
  • Negotiating
  • Contracting

Technical Management

  • Technical Infrastructure
  • Project Process
  • Configuration Management
  • Reuse
  • Technical Training

Stone was successfully audited by an independent auditor in 2002 and certified to meet best practices. We’ve been re-audited every three years to increasingly higher standards, for a total of 6 audits. The most recent in 2017.

Adherence to the Best Practices and Benchmarks process reflects a CSIA member’s interest in focusing on key business disciplines within its firm, confirming CSIA’s credo that being a good systems integrator goes hand in hand with operating a good business.

To learn more about the CSIA, please visit their web site at http://www.controlsys.org

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