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Applying systems and software engineering standards in very small entities

Worldwide, a large majority of organizations developing systems or software are very small entities (VSEs), enterprises, projects or public organizations having up to 25 people. With the ISO/IEC 29110 series of standards and guides, VSEs now have documented development processes and third-party certification helping them to be recognized as entities that produce quality systems or software...

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What questions should organization boards and executives be asking about AI technologies?

Technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and IoT are changing the way we live and work. Complex business operations use increasingly data-rich systems, in order to enhance products and services. These technologies bring many benefits, such as enhanced efficiency of manufacturing or improved healthcare delivery and quality of life; however, a number of issues must be addressed, such as...

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Developing standards for emerging technologies and innovations

During the IEC and ISO Joint Technical Committee (ISO/IEC JTC 1) plenary in Lillehammer, Norway in 2016, it was decided to establish a Joint Advisory Group (JAG) Group on Emerging Technology and Innovation (JETI). In an interview, the Convenor of JETI, Dr. Seungyun Lee, talks about the group’s work and latest activities. What is the aim of JETI? JETI is mandated to seek opportunities to...

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Standards for Smart Cities: SC 41 Chair presents at international conference in Burkina Faso

The Chair of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 41: IoT and related technologies, Francois Coallier, gave a keynote presentation during the 1st International Conference on Smart Cities and Communities held on 24-26 July 2018 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The presentation gave an overview of the relevance and great number of standards which already benefit smart city infrastructure. Coallier highlighted the work of...

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ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 23 Plenary meeting, Geneva

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 23 held its 19th plenary meeting in Geneva, Switzerland on 26 June. The meeting was scheduled in conjunction with the 113th Ecma TC31 meeting and hosted by the National Body of Switzerland. SC 23 continues to provide technically rigorous standards that meet user requirements, and has published 138 standards in the field of ‘Digitally Recorded Media for Information Interchange...

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ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 32 Publishes Updated SQL Database Language Standard

Under U.S. Leadership, SC 32 Advances SQL Technology with Nine-Part Revision, 02/27/2017 The International Organization for Standardization / International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC) Joint Technical Committee (JTC) 1, Information Technology, Subcommittee (SC) 32, Data management and interchange, published nine updated parts of the SQL Query Language (SQL) Database Language standard,...

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