- Automotive (5)
- Organisations involved in defining and developing open standards for the automotive industry
- Supply Chain (2)
- Organisations responsible for governing standard used in the automation of Supply Chain management and operations
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is a worldwide federation of national standards bodies from some 140 countries, one from each country. The mission of ISO is to promote the development of standardization and related activities in the world with a view to facilitating the international exchange of goods and services, and to developing cooperation in the spheres of intellectual, scientific, technological and economic activity.
ICE facilitates the controlled exchange and management of electronic assets between networked partners and affiliates. Applications based on ICE allow companies to easily construct syndicated publishing networks. The ICE specification provides businesses with an XML-based common language and architecture that facilitates automatic exchanging, updating, supplying and controlling of assets in a trusted fashion without manual packaging or knowledge of remote Web site structures.
A self-funded, non-profit organization, RosettaNet is a consortium of major Information Technology, Electronic Components and Semiconductor Manufacturing companies working to create and implement industry-wide, open e-business process standards. These standards form a common e-business language, aligning processes between supply chain partners on a global basis.
The Web3D Consortium was formed to provide a forum for the creation of open standards for Web3D specifications, and to accelerate the worldwide demand for products based on these standards through the sponsorship of market and user education programs. Web3D is responding for maintaining the VRML specification which is being extended using XML.
The OMG is an industry consortium aimed at delivering enterprise interoperability between systems. Best known for its stewardship of CORBA, the site contains information and resources on this subject and many other interoperability standards and initiatives. Its latest development is Model Driven Architecture (MDA) which addresses the complete life cycle of designing, deploying, integrating, and managing applications as well as data using open standards. This could well be Web Services by another name.