A new ITU international standard will bring greater business relevance to the identity and access management (IAM) systems employed by enterprises to manage electronic identities and control access to ICT resources. The standard will enable more intuitive, cost-effective assignment and…

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The global video streaming market is set to reach USD 70 billion by 2021, and Netflix aims to cash in on the 18% compound annual growth rate amid rising competition. Already the world’s leading video-streaming service with over 81 million members,…

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The following post by Katherine Milligan, Head of theSchwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, was adapted from her keynote remarks at ITU’s 2016 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD), which focused  on ICT entrepreneurship for social impact.  Social entrepreneurship – applying innovative, market-based…

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There are more than 60 million people in the world today who have been forced to flee their homes due to violence and armed conflict. Images of refugees arriving on the shores of Europe have become a grim reality of…

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The world is a growing and dynamic place. Despite the obvious challenges, it is generally becoming a richer and more prosperous place to live in with more people being lifted out of poverty than ever before. For people in low-…

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