Standards and Specifications at the Linux Foundation
Supporting specification development and adoption from ideation to international standard.
Writing a Formal IT Specification
Join us for a presentation that outlines a number of considerations involved when creating a formal IT specification, in general, and for software, in particular, such as a programming language or library.
2023 State of Open Standards
Standards are a part of the fabric of our technical systems and have important influence over decision-making and innovation. To better understand how these standards come to be, we set out to research the practices currently used to develop and adopt standards in the information and computing technology sector.
The Latest in Standards
Unified Acceleration Foundation Forms to Drive Open Accelerated Compute and Cross-Platform Performance
Linux Foundation and ETSI Further Collaborate to Drive Harmonization Across Open Source and Open Standards
Joint Development Foundation to co-host first CHIPS R&D Standards Summit with industry leaders
Pixar, Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, and NVIDIA Form Alliance for OpenUSD to Drive Open Standards for 3D Content
Leading Cloud Service, Semiconductor, and System Providers Unite to Form Ultra Ethernet Consortium
Linux Foundation Announces Overture Maps Foundation to Build Interoperable Open Map Data
Unified Patents and the Linux Foundation Announce Patcepta, an Open Source Rules Engine for Patent Prosecution
Explore Standards and Specifications Projects
We host over 200 active specification and standards projects. We specialize in “open” specifications and standards that encourage collaboration among diverse groups of stakeholders.
Our communities are building standards and specification across technology horizontals and industry verticals. See our full list of projects here.
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