OGC Press Releases
Hundreds of commercial products now implement OGC® standards to provide users with "plug and play" interoperability. But the initial support of vendors and integrators in the geoprocessing industry does not guarantee ongoing interoperability. The permanent success of any standards effort ultimately depends on users consistently choosing products based on standards. Recognizing that OGC's interoperability framework needs to be well understood and broadly supported by the whole user community, OGC launched the Communications and Outreach Program to:
By Lance McKee, Senior Staff Writer, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
David Schell, founder of the OGC, was at the top of the list of recipients of geospatial leadership awards at the Geospatial World Forum 2012, held 23-27 April in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Forum organizers focused on his role in transforming the geospatial industry through a consensus standards process.
The OGC Innovation Program uses the following documents in order to carry out its work.
An overview of the OGC Innovation Program is provided in this document:
- The OGC Innovation Program (05-127r8)
These documents provide detailed policies and procedures for each type of OGC-IP Initiative:
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