Making Standards

Don’t judge the past by the standards of today. It won’t work. They’re incompatible.”
Rachel Mead

While recently reading through some books from TM Forum recently about Frameworx, there were two things that jumped out at me:

  1. The amount of brain-power that has gone into creating these standards is phenomenal and the contributors have every reason to be so proud of their creations
  2. The contributors have built so many great knowledge connections, whether that be in the processes, APIs, data models, etc

The other thing that jumped out at me was the opportunities that might exist in being able to make non-standard connections. As these standards are refined and improved, how much value remains in the long tail of knowledge connections? Perhaps that’s where your ranking on the value chain goes up?

Read the Passionate About OSS Blog for more or Subscribe to the Passionate About OSS Blog by Email

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.