Measuring up to the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the latest ISOfocus

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has been getting a lot of press. What does it really mean, and how will it affect us?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is expected to create up to USD 3.7 trillion in value by 2025, according to the 2018 World Economic Forum/McKinsey & Company white paper.

Contrary to some negative perceptions, countries and companies have an opportunity to counter and potentially reverse the slowdown in productivity by diffusing and adopting technology at scale.

The November/December 2018 issue of ISOfocus examines how government, businesses and societies will navigate the increasing integration of technologies into business and production processes. Among the experts interviewed are faculty, companies, small business leaders and standards professionals from around the world, in fields ranging from robots to industrial data to artificial intelligence.

The latest ISOfocus issue showcases some of the new opportunities for ISO standards by highlighting the industry sectors most likely to benefit.

Read entire article Measuring up to the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the latest ISOfocus | Elizabeth Gasiorowski-Denis | ISO.org

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