The technologies include blockchain, Internet of Things, and smart cities

For the past 20 years, the IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization has taken on the administrative tasks involved with setting up not-for-profit industry trade groups—the sort that consortia, industry alliances, and startups need in order to develop technical standards.

ISTO sets up a legal infrastructure within which each group operates. It takes care of the financial, legal, and tax documents that are required, as well as setting up websites, holding meetings, organizing events, and other duties. It also assists with developing specifications, promoting the technologies, and gaining market acceptance. Read the complete article.