WG 9 Big Data
Note: WG 9 has been disbanded. With the establishment of SC 42, JTC 1 transferred the JTC 1/WG 9 program of work to
SC 42 “Artificial Intelligence” (Resolution 13 of JTC 1 Plenary 2017).
Revision March 2017
Establishment of WG 9 Big Data
2014-11, ISO/IEC JTC 1 27th Plenary in Abu Dhabi, UAE
JTC 1 established JTC 1/WG 9 on Big Data reporting directly to JTC 1. JTC 1 appointed Mr. Wo Chang to serve as Convenor of the JTC 1/WG 9.
In JTC 1 Plenary 2014, JTC 1/WG 9 has been established with the following Terms of Reference:
Serve as the focus of and proponent for JTC 1’s Big Data standardization program.
Develop foundational standards for Big Data —including reference architecture and vocabulary standards—for guiding Big Data efforts throughout JTC 1 upon which other standards can be developed.
Develop other Big Data standards that build on the foundational standards when relevant JTC 1 subgroups that could address these standards do not exist or are unable to develop them.
Identify gaps in Big Data standardization.
Develop and maintain liaisons with all relevant JTC 1 entities as well as with any other JTC 1 subgroup that may propose work related to Big Data in the future.
Identify JTC 1 (and other organization) entities that are developing standards and related material that contribute to Big Data, and where appropriate, investigate ongoing and potential new work that contributes to Big Data.
Engage with the community outside of JTC 1 to grow the awareness of and encourage engagement in JTC 1 Big Data standardization efforts within JTC 1, forming liaisons as is needed.
Establishment of Study Group on Big Data
2013-11, ISO/IEC JTC 1 26th Plenary in Palais des Congrès, Perros-Guirec, France
JTC 1 established a Study Group on Big Data for consideration of Big Data activities across all of JTC 1. JTC 1 appointed Mr. Wo Chang as the Convenor of the Study Group.
In JTC 1 Plenary 2013, JTC 1 Study Group on Big Data has been established with the following Terms of Reference:
Survey the existing ICT landscape for key technologies and relevant standards /models/studies /use cases and
scenarios for Big Data from JTC 1, ISO, IEC and other standards setting organizations,
Identify key terms and definitions commonly used in the area of Big Data,
Assess the current status of Big Data standardization market requirements, identify standards gaps, and
propose standardization priorities to serve as a basis for future JTC 1 work, and
Provide a report with recommendations and other potential deliverables to the 2014 JTC 1 Plenary.
The Study Group on Big Data produced the report within a year and the document is available at the ISO website, click here.
Convenor Mr. Wo Chang
Secretary Ms. Sally Seitz
Ms. Jennifer Garner (Inception – July 2016)
Technical Programme Manager Mr. Henry Cuschieri
ISO/IEC 20546 Information technology – Big data – Overview and vocabulary
ISO/IEC 20547 Information Technology – Big data Reference architecture (5 Parts)
Part 1: (TR) Framework and Application Process
Part 2: (TR) Use Cases and Derived Requirements
Part 3: (IS) Reference Architecture
Part 4: (IS) Security and Privacy Fabric (under SC 27/WG 4/5)
Part 5: (TR) Standards Roadmap
JTC 1/WG 9 established liaisons with 11 ISO, IEC and JTC 1 internal entities and 2 external entities as 2016.
1st F2F meeting: 7 – 9 April 2015, Bremen, Germany
2nd F2F meeting: 7 – 9 July 2015, Ciudad Real, Spain
3rd F2F meeting: 1 – 4 December, Brasilia, Brazil
4th F2F meeting: 8 – 11 March, Dublin, Ireland
1st IWBDS (full day): 16 speakers, 50+ attendees
5th F2F meeting: 12 – 15 July 2015, Beijing, China
2nd IWBDS (half day): 8 speakers, 80+ attendees
6th F2F meeting: 29 Nov. – 2 Dec. 2016, Virginia, US
3rd IWBDS (half day): 8 speakers, 20+ attendees
Note: IWBDS – International Workshop in Big Data Standards
WG 9 is disbanded. With the establishment of SC 42, JTC 1 transferred the JTC 1/WG 9 program of work to SC 42 “Artificial Intelligence” (Resolution 13 of JTC 1 Plenary 2017).