Cultural Issues and Smartcard Evaluations

LogicaCMG has considerable experience of undertaking evaluations for overseas clients in general, and in particular for undertaking smartcard evaluations for Japanese clients.
This paper will review the many issues which arise when performing cross border evaluations and will highlight the benefits to of such activity as well as identifying some of the potential pitfalls that must be addressed to ensure a successful conclusion.
The paper will address the whole process, from initial contact, through contract negotiation and agreement, to completion of the evaluation and certification process and will be of use to anyone who may be considering submitting products of any kind for evaluation and certification in a different country.