Communication & Knowledge: the new IT revolution

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The European Commission presents the new Smart Grid Standardization

The European Conference on Smart Grid Standardization achievements, organized by the European Commission with the support of the European Standardization Organizations (CEN, CENELEC and ETSI), has taken place in Brussels on February 26, 2015. The work done was coordinated by the three European Standards Organizations (CEN, CENELEC and ETSI) and provided a global framework for guiding the Standardization work.

The work has been going in four main directions: a global Methodology; a holistic approach to Information Security; a model for Interoprability; and the identification of a set of applicable standards and of standards gaps.

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CommLedge at IBC Legal Standards and Patents 2013

CommLedge has participated to the IBC "Standards & Patents" 2013 Conference as a panelist. The way the Intellectual Property system is set-up and its influence on the Standards development is an area of interest for us. This year, Emmanuel Darmois has participated in two panel discussions.

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Adobe in the cloud, fully

Very astounding decision from Adobe to stop selling its software and only sell (monthly) subscription to the on-line version (some will call it a 'cloud' version but 'on-line' is more appropriate and cloud here looks more like a marketing argument). Adobe is the first big size company going for this model fully and quitting the traditional 'software editor' one.

But there is a downside to this that is not so much expressed, and not just by Adobe. (A bit of) time will tell.

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Why CommLedge

Whatever Web 3.0 will be, it will have to deal with a Communication + Knowledge + Architecture approach. The difficulty is that in the mean time, ICT (the Information and Communication Technologies) has become extremely pervasive and infiltrated a large number of other industries (other than those involved in the "Convergence": IT, Telecommunications, Multimedia). The task is more complex, the promise even larger. This is the space in which CommLedge will operate, as a TPAD company.

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