“Desperately Seeking Standards” Moderated by Mickey W. Mantle

  • ©James C. King, Peter Bono, Carl Bass, and Eileen McGinnis



Entry Number: 13


    Desperately Seeking Standards



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    There is general agreement that industry standards are important, but one question remains: How should future standards be chosen? Should they be chosen by committee or should the market decide? Should committees standardize current practice or design tomorrows? How standards are formulated has great impact on their final form.
    The panel consists of people who have been at the forefront of developing both committee and de facto standards. They assert and defend interesting propositions surrounding proprietary technology, committee standards, the open market, and prototypes.

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