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1 Superceded NISO National Information Standards Organization (US) NISO, the National Information Standards Organization, a non-profit association accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), identifies, develops, maintains, and publishes technical standards to manage information in our changing and ever-more digital environment. NISO standards apply both traditional and new technologies to the full range of information-related needs, including retrieval, re-purposing, storage, metadata, and preservation. Founded in 1939, incorporated as a not-for-profit education association in 1983, and assuming its current name the following year, NISO draws its support from the communities it serves. From 5 August 2003

2 Superceded instructional media + magic, inc. (US) instructional media + magic, inc. develops standards-based multimedia courseware for colleges and universities, and the supporting information technology infrastructure. Based on its research, im+m develops multimedia-rich classroom presentations and on-line courses leading to improved student retention and performance. Partnering with faculty, im+m leverages media and course- development expertise in authoring standards-based courseware. Focusing on undergraduate courses, im+m combines access to extensive copyright-free materials and in house production of instructional audio and video together with faculty authored course materials to create media-rich on-line interactive courseware.

3 Superceded IFX Forum, Inc. (US) Interactive Financial eXchange Forum The Interactive Financial eXchange Forum was formed in 1997 to create a messaging standard for financial services that would address the challenges faced with the advent of network-based computing models. Based on the work previously done by the Open Financial Exchange (OFX) and IBM/Integrion GOLD standard, the Forum proceeded to re-invest all of the knowledge gained from those standards to design a next generation XML standard that would be usable in many types of environments, extensible to cover many types of financial transactions and globally focused in recognition of the increase need to communicate around the world. From 2 October 2003

4 Superceded Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council (US) The Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council leads the higher education community in leveraging the value of electronic standards for data exchange. We support the use of existing electronic standards set through official standards- setting bodies as well as open industry collaboration. We provide guidance to identify these standards. We set new industry standards where there are no national or international bodies to do so. We aggressively work with schools, higher education associations, government agencies, and software and service providers to adopt these standards. We actively encourage the creation and maintenance of an infrastructure for electronic exchange of education-related data. From 4 February 2003

5 Superceded Organization for Advancement of Structured Information Standards (US) OASIS is a not-for-profit, global consortium that drives the development, convergence and adoption of e- business standards. Members themselves set the OASIS technical agenda, using a lightweight, open process expressly designed to promote industry consensus and unite disparate efforts. OASIS produces worldwide standards for security, Web services, XML conformance, business transactions, electronic publishing, topic maps and interoperability within and between marketplaces. From July 24, 2002

6 Superceded Internet Engineering Task Force (US) The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is a large open international community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers concerned with the evolution of the Internet architecture and the smooth operation of the Internet. It is open to any interested individual. The IETF working groups are grouped into areas… The ADs [Area Directors] are members of the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Providing architectural oversight is the Internet Architecture Board, (IAB). The IAB also adjudicates appeals when someone complains that the IESG has failed. The IAB and IESG are chartered by the Internet Society (ISOC) for these purposes. The General Area Director also serves as the chair of the IESG and of the IETF, and is an ex-officio member of the IAB. From July 23, 2002

7 Superceded Liberty Alliance Project (US) The role of the Liberty Alliance Project … is to support the development, deployment and evolution of an open, interoperable standard for federated network identity. The vision of the Liberty Alliance is to enable a networked world in which individuals and businesses can more easily conduct transactions while protecting the privacy and security of vital identity information. December 22, 2002

8 Superceded World Wide Web Consortium (US) The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential. W3C is a forum for information, commerce, communication, and collective understanding. July 23, 2002 The World Wide Web Consortium was created in October 1994 to lead the World Wide Web to its full potential by developing common protocols that promote its evolution and ensure its interoperability. W3C has around 500 Member organizations from all over the world and has earned international recognition for its contributions to the growth of the Web. July 23, 2002

9 Superceded U.S. Department of Education The U.S. Department of Education "establishes policy for, administers, and coordinates most federal assistance to education. ED provides an overview of the condition of education in the United States, exercises and conducts programs designed to achieve excellence in education, promotes educational opportunities for all citizens, and supplements state and local education efforts." The Department also "collects and publishes statistics on the nation's education system and sponsors research in education. From 17 September 2007

10 Superceded IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc. (US) IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc. (IMS) is developing and promoting open specifications for facilitating online distributed learning activities such as locating and using educational content, tracking learner progress, reporting learner performance, and exchanging student records between administrative systems. IMS has two key goals: Defining the technical specifications for interoperability of applications and services in distributed learning, and supporting the incorporation of the IMS specifications into products and services worldwide. July 24, 2002

11 Superceded HR-XML Consortium, Inc. (US) The HR-XML Consortium is an independent, non- profit organization dedicated to the development and promotion of a standard suite of XML specifications to enable e-business and the automation of human resources-related data exchanges. From 6 January 2003

12 Superceded Aviation Industry CBT Committee (US) The Aviation Industry CBT (Computer-Based Training) Committee (AICC) is an international association of technology-based training professionals. The AICC develops guidelines for aviation industry in the development, delivery, and evaluation of CBT and related training technologies. The objectives of the AICC are as follows: Assist airplane operators in development of guidelines which promote the economic and effective implementation of computer-based training (CBT). Develop guidelines to enable interoperability. Provide an open forum for the discussion of CBT (and other) training technologies. 30 December 2003

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