When you're striving for excellence, it helps to have an example. It's much easier to work hard on something when you've seen others succeed despite obstacles. A highlight each year at the National Institute of Standards and Technology is the annual awards ceremony. This is where NIST celebrates operational excellence through the many achievements of its scientific, engineering, administrative and other support staff members.
This year the agency was honored to have U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker provide remarks at the event.
As NIST employees left the ceremony Wednesday, they had almost 200 examples of operational excellence to pick from for role models—people who had done amazing things.