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Estimated to grow from USD 4 billion to USD 40 billion in the next five years, the global commercial drone market has skyrocketed in recent years and shows no signs of abating. Yet, where the pace of technology outruns regulations, International Standards are essential to ensure a minimum level of safety …
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The plethora of accounting packages and/or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems in the market means auditors need more time and understanding to get all the information they need. A new standard has just been published that will help to make audit data collection more efficient and reliable for …
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Saving money, pleasing customers and getting the most out of technologies are just some of the benefits of an IT service management system (SMS). A new handbook provides guidance on how to get the best out of an SMS, in particular using ISO/IEC 20000.
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The Internet of Things has revolutionized our world by making everyday objects connected, intelligent and interactive. The Internet of Media Things allows media such as video and audio to join the party. A new series of ISO and IEC International Standards will enable the harmonized synchronization that …
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World-class events such as the Olympic Games can help put cities or regions on the map, all the while attracting valuable visitor revenue and economic investment. They do, however, bring many security risks. A new International Standard is currently being developed to help cities manage big events with …
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International Standards are essential tools for addressing many of the world’s pressing challenges, particularly those related to sustainable development. Recognizing the importance of this, ISO has a guide for all its standards developers on how to address sustainability issues in all ISO deliverables. …
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More than four billion people in the world live without safely managed sanitation, impacting not only their health but their dignity. Recognizing the critical need for new and accessible technologies to remedy this situation, ISO has a number of International Standards to support innovative solutions …
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How does an organization value the dependencies it has on the environment? There’s a lot of information on what makes smarter sustainable strategies, but very little data. Now a new ISO standard provides the answers.
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Artificial intelligence (AI) is a game-changing technology that is affecting all our lives and shaping our future. In the latest ISOfocus issue, we debunk the AI myths, explore the opportunities and explain why globally relevant standards are key.
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Just how worried should we be about killer robots? Amidst all the talk about how artificial intelligence (AI) is threatening society, some experts believe AI shouldn’t be feared. Here’s why we can embrace the power of technology.