Canada’s CIO Strategy Council publishes national AI standards

In what it claims is a world first, Canada’s CIO Strategy Council has released a new set of standards to...

October 10th, 2019 Alex Coop

Holding AI accountable: public leaders organize to ensure algorithms influencing government are ethical

In the 2002 movie Minority Report, three "Precogs" that have the God-given ability to see into the future are used to...

May 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Architecting IT in the cloud era

Recently I’ve been thinking about the relationships among emerging technologies, especially how the various ecosystems fit together. The list of...

October 2nd, 2016 Don Sheppard

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