Embracing Openness and Cooperation in Open Source Building Blocks

Posted on May 31st, 2017

Image: http://shutr.bz/2qtGYFj When you take a look at the The OpenStand Principles, it’s clear that they work towards and embrace openness, transparency, cooperation, and voluntary adoption. Those qualities align nicely with the concepts in the open source community. A major player in the open source community, The Linux Foundation, provides tools, training, and events to […]

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The Best CEOs Are Asking the Right Questions About Open Standards

Posted on May 24th, 2017

Image: thodonal88 Recently, an article from Harvard Business Review pointed out that proof of a good digital business minimizes costs and protects against changes in the user base, technology, and regulatory environments. It also outlined the top questions a CEO should consider in order to “protect the economic viability of his or her business while […]

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Standards and Innovation: Are Standards the Ally of Creative Genius?

Posted on May 17th, 2017

Image: amasterphotographer Can having a routine really free up your mind for more creative pursuits? According to a recently published book titled, Open Standards and the Digital Age: History, Ideology, and Networks, the answer is yes.   The book, authored by Andrew L. Russell, Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Program in Science […]

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Recap of the W3C Workshop on Web & Virtual Reality

Posted on May 10th, 2017

Image: PR Image Factory Late last year, we published a blog post letting you, our readers, know about an exciting one-of-a-kind event hosted by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), an affirming partner of the OpenStand principles and leading advocacy group for web standards. We are happy to report that The Web & Virtual Reality […]

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Building an Understanding of the Semantic Interoperability for the Web of Things

Posted on May 3rd, 2017

Image: skyforger Late in 2016, a group of organizations closely tied to the advancement of Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, came together to publish a white paper entitled Semantic Interoperability for the Web of Things. This paper demonstrates the critical need for organizations in the space to work together towards consensus building, driving development, and […]

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