Posts Tagged ‘cloud standards’

Week in Standards – Week 21, 2011

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Here is this week’s week in standards.

Web Standards

Mobile Apps “May Soon Be Dead”

On the day that Gartner reports the growth of the smartphone market by 85%, comes the counter intuitive suggestion that very soon mobile apps will be dead. Apps are, of course, the main reason people buy smartphones.
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Week in Standards – Week 16, 2011

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

As we near the end of the month and the Easter break, a lot has happened in the world of standards. Next week, we will post a monthly summary but for this week, here are the latest developments in Standards. Please feel free to leave any comments/suggestions in the comment section below.
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Week in Standards – Week 15, 2011

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

This week passed was a quite surprising week in standards with a proposed scale down of the budgets for and other sites, yet another cloud standards body launched, plus other interesting views and news from the world of standards. Please feel free to leave any comments/suggestions in the comment section below.
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Week in Standards 3

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Hello all

Apologies for last week, I had to teach my course at Oxford University and so it was difficult to do the week in standards last week. But we are back this week covering both weeks, and a lot has happened in the world of standards in the last two weeks as we see below.

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A cloudy weather forecast is needed for the Internet of things

Monday, October 5th, 2009

A cloudy weather forecast might be just what’s needed for the Internet of things

Nowhere is the issue standardization more complex than with the Internet of things. The Internet of Things would need all devices, globally to interconnect to each other and ‘talk’ with each other. One person could have many connections so it is more than connecting ‘humanity’ – since the Internet of things entails a ‘one to many’ relationship between people and devices

How to standardize this? How should we interconnect these devices?
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The taxonomy and dichotomy of standards

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

In a previous post about the future of standards, – I mentioned that standards are boring but a necessary part of ICT strategy. Having said that, the future of standards is an interesting space – especially due to the management of the standards setting process involved ex. the complexity on a global scale
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Open Clouds: The pitfalls of framing new discussions in context of the old paradigms

Monday, April 6th, 2009


Like many people, I did not think highly of the Open Cloud manifesto episode last week and now that some resolution seems to have come of it with the apology from CCIF, it’s time to leave the CCIF manifesto episode behind to the wider issues.
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