big data

  • A holistic ecosystem approach to AI

    15 January 2020 by Wael William Diab, Chair ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42: Artificial intelligence
    Historically, IT systems and their governing standards were based on well understood environments. Early approaches emphasized performance for a specific problem definition. For instance, going back a few decades, the...
  • Equal opportunities to good health

    15 May 2019 by Zoë Smart
    Innovative technologies, driven by AI and big data have the potential to save and improve lives around the world, but only if the right data, analysed correctly, is used.
  • Moving data around the network

    15 March 2019 by Natalie Mouyal
    The digitalization of information is underway. It is enabling the use of data to better understand our preferences and provide us with the services that match our needs. At home, the data collected and analyzed ensures...
  • Robots, AI and big data pave way for smart farming

    15 March 2019 by Morand Fachot
    The introduction of robots, artificial intelligence (AI) and big data in agriculture marks the fourth phase in modern farming, the so-called Agriculture 4.0. It follows the first one, which dates back to the introduction...
  • Digital learning is redefining education

    15 February 2019 by Antoinette Price
    In parts of Asia, North and South America, Europe and Africa, digital technologies are enabling students to learn more effectively and from entirely new perspectives.
  • Introducing the 2017 Young Professional Leaders

    15 January 2018 by Claire Marchand
    The IEC Young Professionals (YP) Programme brings together upcoming expert engineers, technicians and managers from all over the world, who aspire to become more involved in the IEC and help shape the future of...
  • Railways smarten up in battle for customers

    21 August 2017 by Peter Feuilherade
    Railway operators are increasingly achieving greater safety and efficiency by using digital technologies and computer‑based management, control and communication systems. The technical advances in modern transportation...
  • Upcoming global events (April-June 2017)

    21 April 2017 by Claire Marchand
    The IEC regularly supports key global and regional industry events, which can present the IEC endorsement on their website and materials.
  • Are we driving or ride sharing?

    21 April 2017 by Antoinette Price
    In the next decade, cars will be well on the way to, or have reached the goal of becoming fully self-driving. As the industry continues to develop new levels of autonomous vehicles, the whole notion of personal transport...