Introduction to the ICTSB and welcome message from the Chairman.
The ToR are the basis for the role of teh ICTSB and its organizational arrangements.
The current list of members consits of those who are full members and observers. Full members are those who write specifications while observers are more the users of standards (Administrations, consumers, SME representatives).
Standardization is used by different stakeholders for their individual purposes. While industries are focusing on efficient manufacturing, service provision and interoperable solutions, administrations have additional needs for standards.
The introduction to ICT standardization indicates the specific role in standardization as relevnat for other industry sectors and policy areas.
The case studies are a number of examples of ICT standardization.