Huawei Holds Global Industry Organization (GIO) Roundtable and Announces Global Industry Cooperation Plan

At HUAWEI CONNECT 2018, Huawei today held the Global Industry Organizations (GIO) Roundtable and committed to connecting global industry organizations, promoting digital transformation of industries, and mutually building an intelligent world for the future. Huawei also released a global industry cooperation plan to promote collaboration across industries and fields of technology, digital transformation, and AI democratization.

As industry continues to integrate with information and communications technology (ICT), an intelligent society is on the horizon. Huawei is committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world. In recent years, Huawei has continued to promote cooperation among global industries, and worked with various organizations (3GPP, 5GAA, 5GSA, AII, AIIA, AITISIA, CCSA, Chinainfo100, ECC, ETSI, IIC, ITS, Linux Foundation, OPRC, TM Forum, and The Open Group) to accelerate digital and intelligent transformation.

“Industry organizations are the key drivers that enable both industries and industry partners to achieve industry upgrade and steers them to a new cycle of industry growth,” said William Xu, Director of the Board and Chief Strategy Marketing Officer of Huawei. “Huawei abides by the principles of ‘openness, cooperation, and win-win’. We hope to spark ideas, explore opportunities for multi-party cooperation, and mutually build a fully connected, intelligent world through this high-level exchange platform (GIO) for industry organizations.”

Huawei Partners with Global Industry Organizations to Promote Digital Transformation of Industries and Build an Intelligent World for the Future

During the roundtable, Huawei released a three-year global industry cooperation plan, committing to invest more in industry application innovation and multilateral cooperation, and to the construction of industry organizations’ digital and intelligent platforms. GIO participants also held in-depth discussions on the trend of business model transformation in the intelligent world, issues and opportunities for industry in the intelligent society, digital economy research, and cooperation regarding innovative solutions, ecosystem, and talent cultivation. Furthermore, to attract the best talent and ensure cooperation in emerging industries such as the Industrial Internet, Connected Vehicles, and Smart City, Huawei advises industry organizations to adopt flexible mechanisms and measures in three aspects: collaboration between ICT infrastructure and industries from different sectors; multi-level collaboration between ICT network technology/operation technology/IT and AI-enabling technology; and collaboration in standards, open source, alliance, and industry policies. Industry collaborations must address cross-standardization alignment, joint certification programs, security, privacy and regulatory policies relevance.

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