OpenStand: Celebrating Two Years

Posted on August 28th, 2014

On 29 August 2012, IEEE, ISOC, W3C, IETF and IAB jointly affirmed the OpenStand Principles and launched the OpenStand website. The goal of OpenStand remains simple: to mobilize ongoing, global support for the application of open, market-driven principles in technology and standards development. Through the OpenStand paradigm, we encourage the development of market driven standards […]

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Infographic: The 5 Core Principles of OpenStand

Posted on August 26th, 2014

Over the past two years, the OpenStand Principles and values have become an increasingly relevant, influential, unifying force in public discussion.  We’ve created this handy infographic to summarize these principles, below.  We encourage you to share this on your blog, website or within your circles of influence, to rally support for OpenStand!   Please contact us […]

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OpenStand Two Year Anniversary Survey: Closing Soon!

Posted on August 21st, 2014

  The OpenStand two year anniversary on August 29, 2014 will soon be upon us! As prepare to celebrate, we’d like to remind the open development community (that’s you!) about our simple, three-question survey to obtain feedback regarding the present and future state of open standards and open development. The survey will take about 5-15 […]

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Infographic: The Benefits of Open Standards

Posted on August 19th, 2014

As we celebrate the two-year anniversary of OpenStand, we thought it was fitting to take a look at the ways open standards benefit individuals, companies, markets, industries, governments, nations  — in essence, the world. We encourage supporters to share this infographic with their circles of influence and to rally support for the OpenStand Principles.   Get the […]

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What is OpenStand? A Handy Slideshare Presentation

Posted on August 14th, 2014

 We are approaching the two-year anniversary of OpenStand. There have been many dedicated presentations about OpenStand, and OpenStand has been featured in a good many presentations over the past two years. However, we thought we’d share our “What is OpenStand” presentation. Please feel free to download, share and embed this presentation: OpenStand – Principles for […]

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Two Years of OpenStand: Give Us Your Thoughts

Posted on August 12th, 2014

Two years ago, on August 29, 2012, IAB, IEEE, IETF, ISOC and W3C agreed to affirm and uphold a set of established, time-tested principles that have helped drive innovation of the last two decades. The “OpenStand” Principles were drafted and jointly affirmed to help mobilize ongoing global support for the application of open, market-driven principles for […]

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OpenStand: Bringing Unity to the Open Development Community

Posted on August 7th, 2014

OpenStand recently received very salient feedback from a supporter. In his email, he likened the OpenStand website to one that advocates for clean air. In short, he argued that no one could argue with such a site: Clean air is good. Just like open development and the OpenStand Principles are good. However, he asserted the […]

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Two Years and a Site Refresh for OpenStand

Posted on August 6th, 2014

As we approach the two-year anniversary of OpenStand, we’ve launched some changes to the site that will: Better showcase new features, articles and resources found here Re-organize site content, which has grown organically since we launched Reduce spam signatures on our “Stand with Us” page We’ll also be releasing new content and features and adding […]

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