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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Annual W3C Meeting Drives Towards an Open, Interoperable, and Decentralized Web for Everyone

Posted on April 27th, 2017

Image: sdecoret In late 2016, 550 experts in Web technologies gathered in Lisbon, Portugal to address challenges and new opportunities for the future of the Web’s technical roadmap and standardization work. This massive undertaking was hosted and guided by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), an affirming partner of the OpenStand principles and leading advocacy […]

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Open Standards Help Enable Innovation in Governments

Posted on April 19th, 2017

Image: Liu zishan Governments are learning that open standards can make the cost of government’s digital services more sustainable by helping them to adapt to changing needs and technologies. Take, for example, the UK. As this video from ukcloud shows, they’ve come a long way to creating more sustainable public sector digital services. Just a […]

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Are We “Addicted” to Technology?

Posted on April 12th, 2017

Image: IEEE TV We know that standards are developed through consensus and that the relationship between society and technology is highly complex and involves continual sharpening of each other. As much as technology has played an important role in evolving our global community, people often worry that we are addicted to tech such as our […]

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Internet Heavy Hitters Lobby for More Open Internet

Posted on April 5th, 2017

Image: Chinnapong Recently, a group of Internet giants lobbied new U.S. President Donald Trump to cut Internet regulations. The group, consisting of Google, Facebook, Amazon and others, are lobbying for better trade agreements and more lax regulation to support the freedom and growth of the Internet. In addition, the proposal covers areas such as protecting fair […]

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Alliances and Consortiums in IoT: A Call To Embrace The OpenStand

Posted on March 29th, 2017

Image: dizain Are You Ready to Change the World with Us? Information sharing is one of the most powerful forces that drives innovation. The Internet of Things (IoT) is dramatically changing and shaping both the world in which we currently live, as well as laying the groundwork for the future. We are working to make information […]

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New Open Standards Will Enhance the Automotive Ethernet

Posted on March 22nd, 2017

Image: My Life Graphic The Internet of Things (IoT) is a major factor in nearly every industry imaginable. And, as it continues to grow, it will continue to have a greater impact on the way we work and live. One industry seeing major progress in this area is automotive. Soon, the automotive Ethernet will internally […]

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