Scientists and engineers are meeting in Versailles to redefine the International System of Units (SI), which references the ISO/IEC 80000 quantities and units series. The meeting of the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM) brings together experts from 60 countries.
IEC and ISO share the same commitment to our Joint Technical Committee (JTC) 1 on information technologies. We understand the strategic importance of JTC 1 Standards in these times of digital transformation. With the convergence of information and operational technologies which impact
IEC and regulators must work together to meet the energy needs of future generations. That was the message of IEC President James Shannon to the Regulator Forum on renewable energy taking place in Busan, South Korea.
On October 14, 1878, Thomas Edison filed his first patent application for “Improvement in Electric Lights”. Lighting technology has continued to evolve over the ensuing 140 years and milestones reached along the way have coincided with key dates in the history of the IEC.
After underlining the importance of cooperation in general and collaboration between IEC and ISO, IEC President Jim Shannon shared some thoughts about global challenges and how both organizations can help address them.
Managing business operations is increasingly complex with data rich systems providing a variety of services. Technologies evolve at a fast-pace and service providers continually introduce new and improved solutions.