Open Standards and APIs used in International Aid Organizations

Posted on September 24th, 2014

Many humanitarian organizations, from The World Bank to the International Aid Transparency Initiative, have integrated principles of open information into their mission and efforts. They believe that an investment in better, open information is an investment in better, open development.The World Bank works to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity in the developing world. Open […]

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How to Become an OpenStand Advocate

Posted on September 12th, 2014

OpenStand was formed to align standards development organizations and the open development community itself with a time-tested set of principles or values for open, collaborative, market-driven technology development.  It is our hope that our supporters will carry those values into every-day life and apply them to collaboration, consensus-building, development, policy making, technology development and public […]

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Survey Says: How Will the Definition of Open Standards Change Over Time?

Posted on September 9th, 2014

As we’ve discussed in our last two posts, OpenStand recently conducted a survey of the global open development community regarding the present and future state of open standards.  For our third and final question, we wanted to get a sense of whether respondents feel the definition of open standards will change over time.  A majority […]

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Survey Says: The Threats and Opportunities Related to Open Standards

Posted on September 4th, 2014

As we mentioned in our last post, OpenStand celebrated its two-year anniversary on August 29. We recently surveyed supporters and the global open development community regarding the present and future state of open standards and open development. All survey responses can be found here. Our second survey question asked respondents to identify top threats and opportunities to open […]

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Survey Says: How Open Standards Have Changed the World

Posted on September 2nd, 2014

  On August 29th, OpenStand celebrated its two-year anniversary. A week earlier, we reached out to supporters and the global open development community with a simple, three question survey, hoping to gather thoughts and insights about the present and future state of open standards and open development.We received solid response, which you can review here. In […]

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