Open Standards and Interoperability in Supply Chain

Posted on September 27th, 2017

Image: We have seen time and time again the way that open standards can have a positive impact on the progress of nearly every industry. One place we’re now seeing significant growth is in logistics. Recently, One Network, the global provider of multi-party digital network platform and services, announced the availability of the Global […]

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How Can We Ensure Digital Accessibility in the Age of Internet Standards?

Posted on September 20th, 2017

Image source: One of the latest battles within internet standards is around digital content accessibility – more specifically online video and podcast accessibility for people with disabilities. Now, one would think that this isn’t really something to argue about. Of course they should have access. However, as seen in a recent University of California–Berkeley […]

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Making Strides Towards Inter-Cloud Interoperability

Posted on September 13th, 2017

Image: On July 25, 2017, two major bodies in the standards world agreed to a collaboration that would set a joint standard for inter-cloud interoperability. The IEEE, an OpenStand affirming partner, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology will work together on this collaboration, potentially increasing the possibility of a vendor-neutral means of […]

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Are Open Standards the “Key” to Smart Cities?

Posted on September 6th, 2017

Image: From smart household appliances to smart cars, regular readers of this blog know that there has been a rapid increase in the adoption of Internet connected devices. This internetworking of physical devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) has been the subject of plenty of industry talk and speculation, including how open standards […]

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