Internet of Things: Guidelines for Sustainability
The IoT Guidelines for Sustainability provide recommendations related to cooperation, investment and business models, and impact measurement to encourage the prioritization of sustainabil...
How can digital communications connect everyone and everything to enable a safer, more sustainable and inclusive society, bringing socioeconomic well-being to all?
This community is a high-level group of peers dedicated to ensuring the long-term sustainability of their industry and society. Industry agendaThe Digital Communications Governors define the industry agenda. The group, comprising chief executives and chairs from partner organizations, closely align the agenda with related System Initiatives, particularly with the System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Digital Economy and Society and the work of the Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The digital communications sector is at a pivotal point in its development. Two key challenges face industry leaders: justifying the investment required to enable a hyperconnected society amidst increased regulatory and geopolitical uncertainty, and ensuring that the industry increases its social responsibility efforts. The Forum is addressing these challenges through a number of projects and activities. 1. Disruptive change and future industry trendsNew technologies, such as 5G, software-defined networks, augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), voice recognition and digital currencies, will have great impact on digital communications service providers. For example, 5G mobile networks will enable many new use cases, including autonomous driving, robotics, smart city services, telemedicine, VR and AR, but where the revenue will come from to justify the rollout of 5G is still an open question. To address this and other related issues, the Digital Communications Industry will be a key part of initiatives that include: