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The global construction industry is booming, bringing with it global construction projects and the need for efficient tools such as Building Information Modelling (BIM) for managing information. A new set of International Standards has just been published to enable BIM to flourish across projects and …
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An organization is only as good as its people – which is why the workforce of a company is often one of its largest costs. But measuring the true return on that investment can be a tricky business. It just got a lot easier with the first International Standard for human capital reporting.

Data, and the cloud that hosts it, has an almost infinite value for businesses that know how to process it – as long as the proper strategy is in place to unleash its potential. Orange Business Services helps customers turn their data into a true business asset, thanks to a little assistance from ISO/IEC’s IT …
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With technology becoming ever more sophisticated and offering both enhanced opportunities and new vulnerabilities and threats, there is a danger that organizations of every different type leave themselves open to malicious attack or data breaches on a massive scale. Risk management, therefore, is just …
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In 2018, ISO, together with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), published ISO/IEC 30141, the world’s first harmonizing, standard reference-architecture for the Internet of Things (IoT) – the complex assemblage of billions of smart devices connected through the Internet. Applying the …
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Industry experts estimate that annual losses from cybercrime could rise to USD 2 trillion by next year. With countless new targets added every day, especially mobile devices and connected “things”, a joined-up approach is essential.
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Cybercrime is one of the greatest threats to companies around the world. Businesses across the globe have been putting their heads together to forge new solutions to a problem which only continues to grow exponentially. These new solutions are reflected in the latest issue of ISOfocus.
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To help reduce the risks of open flame, ISO standards exist for both regular pocket lighters and the utility types that have a longer reach. In both cases, the focus is on user safety.
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In today’s world where the technology of road vehicles is moving ahead at racing pace, it is important that these exciting new electronic features are safe. A series of International Standards for functional safety of electrical and electronic systems in road vehicles has just been updated to keep the …
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Developing software is not always a straightforward procedure. An International Standard to apply the principles of the world’s most widely used quality management system enables engineers to smooth out the process. It has just been updated.