Advances in technology, such as artificial intelligence, could help to provide solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic. Using AI tools such as machine learning and data analytics, researchers can help to track outbreaks, detect illness and eventually secure a treatment.
One of the longest serving expert groups in the joint technical committee set up by IEC and ISO develops standards for software products and systems. The experts in JTC 1/SC 7 produce generic standards that are technology agnostic and independent of the application domain.
Products, services and systems are being enhanced through innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence. We see it in our homes, in the work place, in factories, in healthcare and in transport. There are many examples of how AI affects us every day.
Cloud computing has taken the IT industry by storm. Estimated at USD 24.6 billion in 2010, cloud computing has already surpassed USD 100 billion and is expected to reach USD 150 billion by the end of 2020.
Manufacturers face many challenges of ensuring global supply chains and delivering global orders on time. Customer demands can change rapidly, bad weather and strikes can result in delays or cancellations of component parts, and machines do break down.
For the tech industry, the New Year begins with the annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas to attend the consumer technology show known as CES. According the organizers, CES will bring together over 4 500 exhibitor, 170 000 attendees and 1 100 speakers from over 45 countries.
Some say data is the new oil or gold. As many industries have seen, data gathering and analysis have brought many useful insights. These in turn have improved products and services in agriculture, business, finance, manufacturing, retail, transport. The list keeps growing and healthca