A Look Back: The Evolution and Impact of ATM Networks

Contributed by Bill Narin, Global Business Development, IEEE-ISTO We owe the convenience most of us take for granted when we use automated teller machines to a half century of technology innovations and to the efforts of the many banking industry alliances that formed to promote adoption of those innovations. When it comes to the creation and evolution of the ATM itself, [...]

2021-04-01T18:15:10+00:00March 24th, 2021|ISTO Blog, Resources|

Understanding the IEEE Standards and Processes That Affect Fuel Cells

This article contributed by By Karen Quackenbush, Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Industry Association (FCHEA) and Mark Siira, IEEE Introduction IEEE is an organization working to foster technological innovation and excellence to benefit humanity. As the world’s largest technical professional organization focused on technology advancement, IEEE creates industry standards to establish best practices in a broad range of technologies. IEEE is also [...]

2021-03-25T17:51:17+00:00February 11th, 2021|Resources|

STANDARDS, FIRE HYDRANTS, AND THE GREAT BALTIMORE FIRE

Contributed by Bill Narin, Global Business Development, IEEE-ISTO The Year Was 1904. Crossword puzzles, canned beer, and sliced bread hadn't been invented. The American flag had 45 stars and the average American worker made 22 cents an hour. The San Francisco Earthquake was still two years in the future. The Great Chicago Fire was three plus decades in the rear view [...]

2021-01-04T15:23:56+00:00December 8th, 2020|Resources|

Helping to Make Smart Cities a Reality with Standards

Byline: Enabling Integrated Services to Citizens through IEEE P1951.1 Author(s): Subramaniam Chidambaram, Chair, IEEE P1951.1 & Srikanth Chandrasekaran, IEEE SA India is expected to witness an increase in urban population from 377 million in 2011 to 600 million (roughly twice the current population of the United States) in 2031 according to an UN backed report published in 2014. Given these numbers, [...]

2020-12-11T16:26:13+00:00December 8th, 2020|Resources|

Conferences and the Coronavirus: Guidance for Associations and Event Organizers

By Joanna Lee, Gesmer Updegrove As the world goes into social lock-down to prevent further spread of the COVID-19 virus, many conferences, face-to-face meetings, and other in-person gatherings are being cancelled or postponed. While the mass cancellations are disappointing and disruptive for everyone involved, it is potentially devastating for non-profit associations, such as open source foundations and standard setting organizations, that often rely [...]

2021-08-13T14:30:55+00:00April 6th, 2020|Resources|

The Essential Guide to Standards (1-2-3)

The Essential Guide is a book-length handbook for anyone who wants to understand standards and standards development from a hands-on perspective. If you participate in the standards development process or are a member of the management of a standard setting organization, contact us if you have questions about this topic.

2019-05-20T20:13:04+00:00May 20th, 2019|Resources|
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