IEEE-SA President Discusses Need for Open Standards with Global Thought Leaders

Posted on December 19th, 2013

Karen Bartleson is the Senior Director of Community at Synopsys and the President of IEEE Standards Association. Through her roles at Synopys and at IEEE-SA, Bartleson has the opportunity to meet with other leaders who share OpenStand’s goal of creating a global community of open innovation. She is a huge advocate for the OpenStand movement. […]

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Without Open Standards, the Internet Wouldn’t Be What It Is Today

Posted on December 17th, 2013

Leslie Daigle, Chief Internet Technology Officer of the Internet Society wrote in a blog post on CircleID asserting that nothing on the Internet or the Web happens without the infrastructure of standards and making a case for the continued need for open standards development. According to Daigle, “Allowing the community of Internet technology developers and […]

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Adobe Supports OpenStand

Posted on December 12th, 2013

Adobe became a highly supportive, vocal and adamant supporter of OpenStand early on in its genesis.  In March of 2013, Adobe joined Cisco in sponsoring the IEEE Open Future Reception at SXSW, in an effort to build awareness about the importance of OpenStand principles among media and key influencers in industry, government, media and other […]

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Peace, Love and OpenStand

Posted on December 10th, 2013

As we enter the Holiday Season, it’s a wonderful time for reflection. So in my first guest post for OpenStand, I’d like to take some time to reflect upon what would the world be like if a majority of the world’s Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) did not adhere to the principles of OpenStand. To be […]

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Thanks to Ethernet Standards, the Internet Connection Process is Identical Around the World

Posted on December 6th, 2013

Without global open standards, Ethernet technologies, applications and networks could not be integrated into every aspect of daily life, from PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones to power infrastructure and smart meters, personal medical devices and data center networks. With more than 1.2 billion Ethernet ports shipped in 2012, having a global standard for internet connection […]

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