OASIS Background Nonprofit consortium, founded 1993 to advance document standards Global community 5,000+ participants 600+ orgs & individuals in 100+ countries Open, democratic, transparent Home of nine Member Sections and 70+ Technical Committees Create standards for Cloud, M2M, IoT, security, privacy, content technologies, energy, eGov, legal, emergency management + other areas identified by members.
What criteria did OSLC use in choosing OASIS? Must Have Open accredited process— transparent and available to all Large community of experts that welcomes participants Level playing field– organizations large and small have same influence Balance of rules and freedom– permanence and respect of outcomes 18
What happens when OSLC transitions to OASIS? OASIS OSLC Member Section OSLC retains its elected governance and brand OSLC continues to set its own technical agenda Members form OSLC Technical Committees under OASIS process OASIS commits to providing OSLC specs freely and permanently Participation in OSLC expands to existing OASIS member base OSLC takes advantage of proven OASIS IPR Policy Ratified OSLC standards may be advanced to ISO, ITU, IEC, ANSI… 19