IEEE 7000TM-2021 - process to address ethical concerns during design

Start time: 6.00pm AEDT. This standard establishes a set of processes for organisations to include consideration of human ethical values through the concept exploration and development stages.
IEEE 7000TM-2021 - process to address ethical concerns during design


Learn how the new IEEE 7000-2021 Standard is providing a ground breaking example of how any organisation can quickly identify, assess, and address key stakeholder values at the front end of the design phase while still honouring traditional systems development methodologies.

The standard establishes a set of processes by which organizations can include consideration of human ethical values throughout the stages of concept exploration and development. This standard supports management and engineering in transparent communication with selected stakeholders for values elicitation and prioritization. It involves traceability of ethical values through an operational concept, value propositions, and value dispositions in the system design.

The standard describes processes that provide for traceability of ethical values in the concept of operations, ethical requirements, and ethical risk-based design. It is applicable for all sizes and types of organizations using their own life cycle models.



Ruth Lewis MIEAust

Principal Consultant. Technology Foresight

Ruth is an experienced strategic IT consultant, qualified futurist and professional engineer, having worked across many industries, sectors and technologies with a particular focus on the innovative and ethical use of digital technology in business and in society. Ruth’s passion is to work towards the ethical development and use of technology for the good of society, enabling her clients to make wise and informed decisions and investments today to enable their preferred futures.

An active committee member of Engineers Australia, ITEE College Victorian Division, Ruth is also an active contributor to the IEEE 7000TM-2021 Model Process for Addressing Ethical Concerns During System Design standard development and is Chair of the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology Standards Committee.




21 / 10 / 2021 - 06:00 pm to 07:00 pm
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