Posts related to ICT Standards in Application

Whitepaper on ICT standardization, open source and software makers held liable for code

Monday, May 11th, 2009

In this blog, I outline two EC initiatives that I follow with interest: A whitepaper on ICT standardization and a proposal to deem software makers liable for code
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Talk standards: We need to innovate standards but not standardize innovation

Monday, May 11th, 2009

Background:

This blog is a summary of my discussion at the talkstandards forum last week in Brussels. I see both the talk and the event as the continuation of a debate – both online and offline.
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The European Commission’s forthcoming White Paper on ICT standardization

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Several interesting themes can be expected in the European Commission’s forthcoming White Paper on ICT standardisation. This was evident after a speech by Anne Lehouk, Principal Administrator at the European Commission, at the Talk Standards event in Brussels today.
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The European Commission's forthcoming White Paper on ICT standardization

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Several interesting themes can be expected in the European Commission’s forthcoming White Paper on ICT standardisation. This was evident after a speech by Anne Lehouk, Principal Administrator at the European Commission, at the Talk Standards event in Brussels today.
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Where Does Competition Do the Most Good? Some thoughts on the many and diverse roles of competition in standard setting

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Mention “competition” and “standard setting” in the same sentence and you’re likely to get a wide assortment of reactions. I offer a few thoughts on several layers of competition and how they can affect emerging standards.
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A Closer Look at ICT Standardization

Monday, May 4th, 2009

Ten case studies of SSOs for the purpose of better understanding synergies between different types – formal and informal – standard setting organizations and consortia.


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Evaluation of Ten Standard Setting Organizations with Regard to Open Standards by Per Andersen (IDC)

Monday, May 4th, 2009

On 2 June 2006, the Danish parliament (the Folketing) unanimously adopted Parliamentary Resolution B103 on the use of open standards for software in the public sector. The Resolution instructs the Government to ensure that the public sector’s use of information technology, including the use of software, should be based on open standards.
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Does an open process promote interoperability?

Monday, May 4th, 2009

Is an “open” standards development the best route to interoperability? It’s hard to say.
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Interoperability and standards

Monday, May 4th, 2009

Innovations need to satisfy interoperability criteria more and more, which is the “ability of information and communication technology (ICT) systems as well as, of the business processes they support in order to exchange data and enable the sharing of information and knowledge” (IDABC).
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A debate on standards and the evolution of standards: Why is it needed now?

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Was it Napoleon who said that All my generals are ready and prepared to fight the LAST battle – i.e. they are ready to face the situations they have encountered previously – but that logic may not apply in the NEXT battle.

Based on that view, a debate on standards and the evolution of standards is needed today considering that we are focused on the existing scenario – but the future of standards and innovation may be very different.
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