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There is a new European project EXPRESS – this is studying the development of the “Smart Systems Ecosystem” and what measures, funding programmes or other initiatives will help Europe develop an active, vibrant and world leading Smart Systems technology sector. Our friends at ESP are one of the partners in EXPRESS and need your input. The project has just started and they are leading the analysis of the challenges facing the sector – these will be used as a foundation for the rest of the two year programme of activity.

You can contribute by completing one of two surveys.
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Spectrum Management

For a summary of Mobile World Congress 2014 why not check out a great write up by Ian Poole from Radio-Electronics.com. Ian also met with IET past President Mike Short to gather his thoughts on the show.


Events

16 Sep

London, United Kingdom

26 Nov

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Factfiles

Cloud computing part 3

Cloud computing:the security challenge (part 3)

An introduction to the security challenges for cloud computing.

Cloud computing part 2

Cloud computing: commercial opportunities (part 2)

An introduction to the commercial opportunities and business cases for cloud computing.

Cloud computing

Cloud computing: introducing cloud computing (part 1)

An introduction to cloud computing – a factfile from the IET.

Sector Publications

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Sector Publications

View a selection of different publications that are relevant to the sector.


Publications

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Electronic Letters

The latest research in electrical and electronic engineering.

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IET Journals

The journals contain both original and review papers relating to electrical, electronics, computing and communications technologies.

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IET Books

Professional and academic book programme across 21 specialist disciplines in key areas of engineering and technology.

Policy

Government policy

The IET represents the views of its members on a wide range of professional and technological issues.

A call for views and evidence: Cyber Security Organisational Standards
Submitted on 14 October 2013 to Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)
Mobile connectivity in England
Submitted on 13 June 2013 to Department of Culture, Media and Sport

Information and communications articles

Jeremy Rifkin – The Internet of things and the next industrial revolution

Jeremy Rifkin – The Internet of things and the next industrial revolution

14 July 2014

One of today’s most influential technology commentators and social theorists, Jeremy Rifkin thinks that the next Industrial Revolution will be driven by the Internet of Things and the emergence of the ‘collaborative commons’.

Chief data officers: the new ‘Big Data czars’?

Chief data officers: the new ‘Big Data czars’?

14 July 2014

The chief data officer is an emerging position tasked with overseeing projects that aim to derive value from enterprise data sets: some observers think that CDOs could assume a defining role in shaping corporate success for the next 10 years.

Invasive species: how ICT helps tackle the aliens

Invasive species: how ICT helps tackle the aliens

14 July 2014

Not all of the many hundreds of species designated ‘invasive’ have detrimental impacts on their adopted environments, but a lot of them do. Now the unintended consequences of globalisation are exacerbating the problem. Can information and communications technology help track the challenges?

Latest news

Qualcomm could face a large fine after Chinese regulators determined it has a monopoly in the country Qualcomm accused of monopoly by Chinese regulator

China's competition regulator has confirmed that Qualcomm, one of the world's biggest mobile chipmakers, has a monopoly.

David Davis is one of two MPs who have sought a judicial review against the Drip legislation MPs to sue Government over surveillance act

Two MPs will sue the Government over the introduction of the controversial Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act.

Forums

Communications forum

Join the latest discussions on antennas & propagation, networks, electromagnetics, EMC and multimedia in the Communications forum

Electronics forum

Join your peers to discuss the latest in healthcare technologies, microelectronics & embedded Systems and microsystems in the Electronics forum

IT forum

Discuss developments in application development, hardware, IT management, IT and society, security management and software in the IT forum.

Virtual library

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Virtual library

IET members can access for free electronic books and journals from: EBSCO, Engineering and IT Reference Library, Faulkner reports, Knovel, Wiley, and Key Note.

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E&T Marketplace

The essential directory for buyers and suppliers of engineering and technology products and services.

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