A quick glance at the accelerating technological change over recent years, and the subsequent upheavals, could be enough to make us all fear for the future of the global economy. However, there are good reasons to be hopeful: the rapid changes in today’s interconnected world call for a renewed interest in international standards, making them more important than ever.
This edition depicts an evolving organization.
From the birth of the first ISO standard in 1951 to our emblematic management systems standards and our latest adaptation for educational institutions, the issue takes a look back at ISO’s 70-year journey and some of the formative events that shaped its history.
It offers a forward-looking view of the evolution of International Standards, accounting for factors such as globalization, technology trends, the development of new products and the state of the global economy, all of which, ultimately, highlight the demand for standards.
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