International Organizations, Transparency and Standards

22 July 2016 – Increasingly, and with good reason, we demand transparency in all walks of life such as our political, commercial, professional sectors (including our professional sports persons) but, above all, from our governments and the international governmental bodies that they support.

It is therefore disturbing to observe a less than transparent approach being adopted in a number of inter-governmental organizations that have a ...

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ISO/TC 154 initiates New Work Item Proposal for the BST

17 July 2016 — ISO/TC 154 was a major participant and contributor to the ISO/IEC/ITU/UNECE MoU/MG PoC on Semantic Interoperability (PoC-SI) project. As the creators of the original ISO/TS 16668:2000 – Basic Semantics Register (BSR), ISO/TC 154 members offered their past experience which resulted in the successful completion of the PoC-SI project.

Because ISO/TC 154 members do not want to see the rules and guideline, they helped develop during the PoC-SI project, being forgotten, they initiated a new work item within ...

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