Open Standards Have Enabled Technology Without Borders

Posted on November 21st, 2013

Geoff Zeiss, Principal at Between the Poles, a thought leadership consulting firm, writes about how open standards have enabled technology without borders. We’re thankful Geoff’s support of the OpenStand movement and the Principles upon which it is based.  Some summary points from the article: The reason for the Internet’s success is that it is not […]

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How Open Standards Will Ensure the Continuation of Startups and New Applications

Posted on November 18th, 2013

  What would the Internet look like if the creators of Facebook, YouTube and Amazon had to jump through a dozen hoops and negotiate with third-parties before their ideas and products came to fruition? Innovation would be greatly limited. The Internet was started to make it easy for people to quickly and easily share information […]

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Open Standards Needed for Intellectual Property in the Internet Age

Posted on November 12th, 2013

Upholding intellectual property laws in the information age, while also maintaining openness, and preserving commerce requires specific policy initiatives. The Internet is designed to inspire the free flow of ideas and concepts and open collaboration.. It was built to foster research and innovation with participation of the global community. Unfortunately, community members abuse that freedom, […]

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The Internet of Things and What OpenStand Is Not

Posted on November 7th, 2013

Karen Bartleson, Senior Director of Community Marketing for Synopsys and President of IEEE Standards Association delivered a keynote address at the IEEE Internet of Things (IoT) Workshop on Tuesday, November 6th. Participants included distinguished executives from General Motors, Qualcomm, STMicroelectronics, Marvell, Cisco Systems, Siemens, EMC, Stanford, IEEE, ISTO, Echelon, Continua Health Alliance, GE Global Research […]

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Open Standards Take Frustration Out of Web Development

Posted on November 5th, 2013

In a recent article, Gene Foxwell, a senior web developer for Envision Online, likens an Internet without standards to trying fit a square peg into a round hole. It’s frustrating, time consuming and a lost cause. Foxwell uses an analogy of a child trying to build a structure with both LEGOs and off-brand bricks. Though […]

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