American National Standards Institute
British Standards Institution
Since its foundation in 1901 as the Engineering Standards Committee, BSI Group has grown into a leading global business services organization providing standards-based solutions in more than 150 countries. We are an independent, private, non-profit distributing company which helps organizations improve their quality and performance, reduce their risk, manage and protect their reputations, and help them be more sustainable. Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)
DISC is a global, open, multidisciplinary, non-profit organization that has established standards to support the acquisition, exchange, submission and archive of clinical research data and metadata. The CDISC mission is to develop and support global, platform-independent data standards that enable information system interoperability to improve medical research and related areas of healthcare. CDISC standards are vendor-neutral, platform-independent and freely available via the CDISC website. Cloud Security Alliance (CSA)
The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing. The Cloud Security Alliance is led by a broad coalition of industry practitioners, corporations, associations and other key stakeholders. Creative Commons (CC)
Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. DCML
Data Center Markup Language
DCML enables any IT organization to benefit from the utility computing vision of lower costs, increased agility, and improved service levels. Digital Europe
DIGITALEUROPE represents the digital technology industry in Europe. Our 100+ members include some of the world's largest IT, telecoms and consumer electronics companies and national associations from every part of Europe. DIGITALEUROPE wants European businesses and citizens to benefit fully from digital technologies and for Europe to grow, attract and sustain the world's best digital technology companies. Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF)
DMTF enables more effective management of millions of IT systems worldwide by bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of systems management standards. Ecma International
Ecma International is an industry association founded in 1961 and dedicated to the standardization of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Consumer Electronics (CE). EN 13606
The main aim of this Association is to become a meeting point and the prime source of information about the CEN/ISO 13606 EHR standard for healthcare providers, hospitals, IT-vendors and regional and national projects. At the same time, to pave the way for a next release of the CEN/ISO EN13606 EHRcom standard based on existing implementation experiences. ERCIM
The European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics - aims to foster collaborative work within the European research community and to increase co-operation with European industry. Leading research institutes from European countries are members of ERCIM. EU Patentability of computer-implemented inventions European Committee for Standardization
CEN is a major provider of European Standards and technical specifications. It is the only recognized European organization according to Directive 98/34/EC for the planning, drafting and adoption of European Standards in all areas of economic activity with the exeption of electrotechnology (CENELEC) and telecommunication (ETSI). European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)
The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) produces globally-applicable standards for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), including fixed, mobile, radio, converged, broadcast and internet technologies. Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure
The FFII is a global network of associations dedicated to information about free and competitive software markets, genuine open standards and patent systems with lesser barriers to competition. Health Care Compliance Association
The Health Care Compliance Association is a member based organization for compliance professionals in the healthcare field. Our events, products, and resources offer education for those who are looking to be certified in healthcare compliance, or just for those looking to keep their compliance department updated with the latest news. Health Level Seven International (HL7)
The Health Level Seven International (HL7) is a not-for-profit, ANSI-accredited standards developing organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive framework and related standards for the exchange, integration, sharing, and retrieval of electronic health information that supports clinical practice and the management, delivery and evaluation of health services. HIMSS
A not-for-profit organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IEEE creates an environment where members collaborate on world‐changing technologies – from computing and sustainable energy systems, to aerospace, communications, robotics, healthcare, and more. The strategic plan of IEEE is driven by an envisioned future that realizes the full potential of the role IEEE plays in advancing technology for humanity. The IEEE Brand Identity Toolkit explains the basic usage rules for all corporate identity elements and how to utilize them to create a powerful and consistent communications pieces. INCITS
InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards
INCITS is the primary U.S. focus of standardization in the field of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), encompassing storage, processing, transfer, display, management, organization, and retrieval of information. As such, INCITS also serves as ANSI's Technical Advisory Group for ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1. JTC 1 is responsible for International standardization in the field of Information Technology Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM)
The Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) is one of the seven institutes of the Joint Research Centre (JRC), a Directorate-General of the European Commission (EC).
It was founded in 1957 under the Treaties of Rome (The treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community, article 8) and started operation in 1960 under the name of the Central Bureau for Nuclear Measurements (CBNM).
In 1993 it was renamed to reflect the new mission of the institute, which covers a wide range of measurement problems from food safety to environmental pollution.
Today IRMM is one of the world's leading reference material producers, expert adviser in food safety and quality and bioanalysis as well as a valued provider of reference measurement data.
Currently IRMM operates four European Union Reference Laboratories. Its management system is certified according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 and its units hold several accreditations.
IRMM works in close collaboration with the other institutes of the JRC, and with research institutes, universities and international organisations worldwide. International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
The IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) is the world’s leading organization for the preparation and publication of International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies. These are known collectively as “electrotechnology”. International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation
The International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation is an international not-for-profit organization based in Denmark. IHTSDO owns and administers the rights to SNOMED CT and related terminology standards. International Organization for Standardization
ISO, is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations. Founded on February 23, 1947, the organization promulgates worldwide proprietary, industrial, and commercial standards. It has its he
ISO, is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations. Founded on February 23, 1947, the organization promulgates worldwide proprietary, industrial, and commercial standards. It has its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Internet Corporation For Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) coordinates the Domain Name System (DNS), Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, space allocation, protocol identifier assignment, generic (gTLD) and country code (ccTLD) Top-Level Domain name system management, and root server system management functions. These services were originally performed under U.S. Government contract by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) and other entities. ICANN now performs the IANA function. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is a large open international community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers concerned with the evolution of the Internet architecture and the smooth operation of the Internet. ISACA
Information Systems Audit and Control Association
ISO/IEC 27002 IT Security
Information technology Security techniques - Code of practice for information security management
ISO/IEC 38500 Corporate governance of information technology
Because inadequate information technology (IT) systems can hinder the performance and competitiveness of organizations or expose them to the risk of not complying with legislation, the new ISO/IEC 38500 standard provides broad guidance on the role of top management in relation to the corporate governance of IT. ISO/IEC JTC 1 - Information Technology Standards
The standards development environment where experts come together to develop worldwide Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) standards for business and consumer applications
The International Society for Technology in Education
IT Governance shop
the One-Stop-Shop for everything to do with IT Governance
The Information Technology Standards Committee
International Telecommunication Union
Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC)
A universal code system for identifying laboratory and clinical observations. National Electrical Manufacturers Association
NEMA is the trade association of choice for the electrical manufacturing industry. Founded in 1926 and headquartered near Washington, D.C., its approximately 450 member companies manufacture products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end-use of electricity. National Institute of Standards and Technology
Standards for Science and Technology - US
The National Business Education Association
Mastery of technology tools is a requirement rather than an option for enhancing academic, business, and personal performance. To prepare students to be successful in today’s global business environment, which is increasingly dependent on—and defined by—technology tools, educators must focus on the use of technology as a tool for facilitating business functions. NIST Health IT Standards
NIST is responsible for leading the development of the core health IT testing infrastructure that will provide a scalable, multi-partner, automated, remote capability for current and future testing needs
Open Cloud Consortium (OCC) Open Cloud Consortium (OCC)
The Open Cloud Consortium (OCC) is a not for profit that manages and operates cloud computing infrastructure to support scientific, medical, health care and environmental research. OCC members span the globe and include over 10 universities, over 15 companies, and over 5 government agencies and national laboratories. Open Compliance & Ethics Group
OCEG is a nonprofit organization that uniquely helps organizations drive Principled Performance® by enhancing corporate culture and integrating governance, risk management, and compliance processes.
Open Grid Forum Open Grid Forum
OGF is an open community committed to driving the rapid evolution and adoption of applied distributed computing. Applied Distributed Computing is critical to developing new, innovative and scalable applications and infrastructures that are essential to productivity in the enterprise and within the science community. OGF accomplishes its work through open forums that build the community, explore trends, share best practices and consolidate these best practices into standards. Open Mobile Alliance
OMA is the leading industry forum for developing market driven, interoperable mobile service enablers.
OMA was formed in June 2002 by nearly 200 companies including the world's leading mobile operators, device and network suppliers, information technology companies and content and service providers. The fact that the whole value chain is represented in OMA marks a change in the way specifications for mobile services are done. Rather than keeping the traditional approach of organizing activities around 'technology silos', with different standards and specifications bodies representing different mobile technologies, working independently, OMA is aiming to consolidate into one organization all specification activities in the service enabler space. Open Source Initiative (OSI)
The Open Source Initiative (OSI) is a non-profit corporation with global scope formed to educate about and advocate for the benefits of open source and to build bridges among different constituencies in the open source community. OW2
OW2 is an independent open source community committed to making available to everyone the best and most reliable enterprise computing infrastructure software, including middleware, application platforms and cloud computing technologies. The mission of the OW2 Consortium is to develop a code base of open source software and to foster a vibrant community and business ecosystem. Restful Objects Specification
The Restful Objects specification defines a set of RESTful resources, and corresponding JSON representations, for accessing and manipulating a domain object model.
The Restful Objects spec is at a higher-level of abstraction than, say, the JAX-RS specifications for Java platform, or the WCF specifications on .NET. Specifically, the domain objects that it exposes as resources are thought of in similar terms to UML, in that they consist of properties (holding either a scalar value or reference), collections (holding a vector of references), and actions (whereby the object can execute business logic).
Storage Networking Industry Association Storage Networking Industry Association
SNIA enables our members to develop robust solutions for storing and managing the massive volumes of information generated by today’s businesses. For more than a decade we have worked to bring recognition of storage issues to the IT world, making storage less complicated for the end user. As a result, the SNIA has adopted the role of industry catalyst for the development of storage solution specifications and technologies, global standards, and storage education. TechTerms
A free online dictionary of computer and technology terms.
The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL)
The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative was established in 1997 to standardize and modernize training and education management and delivery and is part of the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Readiness). The vision of the ADL Initiative is to provide access to the highest quality learning and performance aiding that can be tailored to individual needs, and delivered cost effectively at the right time and at the right place. The Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel
The Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP) is a cooperative partnership between the public and private sectors
The Open Data Center Alliance
The Open Data Center AllianceSM is working actively to shape the future of cloud computing — a future based on open, interoperable standards. W3C standards
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community where Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the United Nations agency dedicated to the use of intellectual property (patents, copyright, trademarks, designs, etc.) as a means of stimulating innovation and creativity.