Modernizing standards development

Everyone involved in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has been exposed to and most likely impacted by standards in one...

September 27th, 2016 Don Sheppard


Ecosystems, openness, and other IT definitions you should care about

In my last blog I identified four major IT “ecosystems” that are proving to be fertile grounds for emerging technologies....

June 30th, 2016 Don Sheppard


Tracking emerging IT standards

Last month I posted an update on ISO standards for cloud computing, and mentioned that other organizations are also involved...

March 10th, 2016 Don Sheppard


Cloud computing standards update (ISO JTC1/SC38)

My last update on the progress of cloud standardization in the ISO was April 2014, so I’m overdue for another...

February 1st, 2016 Don Sheppard


The NIST cloud computing program

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a developer of standards for the U.S. government.  According to their...

July 8th, 2014 Don Sheppard