By Allen Brown, The Open Group I’m pleased to announce The Open Group has recently surpassed the 400 member mark. Reaching this milestone is a
By Andrew Josey and Garry Doherty, The Open Group We know that TOGAF® isn’t perfect. In fact, it probably never will be, but sometimes, especially after
The barriers and accelerators to individual markets and new markets are evolving and in constant dynamic change. Standards and interoperability are at the center of these issues and affect the very levers of change in markets. Cloud Computing is one such phenomenon rewriting the rules on information exchange and business models for provisioning and delivery of products and services.
Innovation can make huge leaps in societal quality of life and benefit for all; but with every advance there can be counterproductive and emergent issues that result which may be detrimental to markets. Without standards in areas that enable trade exchange, markets would be fragmented, limiting potential growth and evolution of new opportunities.
If you have responsibility for managing compliance in your organization, or if you are a vendor whose software product involves compliance or security configuration management, we invite you to learn more about The Open Automated Compliance Expert Markup Language (O-ACEML) standard.
The challenge is to position standards and policies to use standards in a way that establish and enable products, services and markets to be created or developed. The Open Group does just that.