Open Development Camp 2014 Brings Together Passionate Open Internet Standards Supporters

Posted on February 25th, 2015

Source: Shutterstock, Maxim Blinkov Organized this year by Open for Change and DE CONNECTORS, the 4th Open Development Camp was held October, 2014 at De Balie in Amsterdam. ODC 2014 built on the success of the Open Data for Development Camps in 2011 (Amsterdam) and 2012 (Nairobi & Amsterdam), and Open Development Camp 2013 (Amsterdam). […]

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Open Data for Groups, Governments, and Communities Around the World, Brought to You by Open Standards

Posted on February 18th, 2015

Photo: Flickr, justgrimes As groups, governments and communities around the world innovate and expand their collaborative potential, open data is quickly becoming an advantage as well as a concern. Denise McKenzie, executive director of the Communications and Outreach Program for the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), and Ron Exler, a senior consultant with the OGC, addressed […]

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Open Standards for Cards are the Next Frontier

Posted on February 11th, 2015

Source: Shutterstock, Epitavi Since iOS 8 and Android KitKat were released, a new mobile design paradigm has quickly emerged. Paul Adams, the VP of Product over at Inside Intercom, provided a detailed explanation of the development trend of using “Cards” here, but here’s a quick summary of what cards are doing for mobile experience: [Mobile] […]

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Shaping a Common Future: Kin Lane on Open API Development

Posted on February 4th, 2015

Source: Shutterstock API Report author and API all-purpose evangelist Kin Lane worked with Steven Wilmott to launch the API Commons in November of 2013, a site dedicated to the purpose of providing “a simple and transparent mechanism for the copyright free sharing and collaborative design of API specifications, interfaces and data models.” On the site, […]

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