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OGC Vision, Mission, & Goals
Realization of the full societal, economic and scientific benefits of integrating electronic location resources into commercial and institutional processes worldwide.
To serve as a global forum for the collaboration of developers and users of spatial data products and services, and to advance the development of international standards for geospatial interoperability.
Goal 1 - Provide free and openly available standards to the market, tangible value to Members, and measurable benefits to users.
Goal 2 - Lead worldwide in the creation and establishment of standards that allow geospatial content and services to be seamlessly integrated into business and civic processes, the spatial web and enterprise computing.
Goal 3 - Facilitate the adoption of open, spatially enabled reference architectures in enterprise environments worldwide.
Goal 4 - Advance standards in support of the formation of new and innovative markets and applications for geospatial technologies.
Goal 5 - Accelerate market assimilation of interoperability research through collaborative consortium processes.