In the Open Standards Principles we said that we’d set up an Open Standards Board to help us to decide which open standards to use in government IT.
Now that we’ve published the first 8 challenges on the Standards Hub, it’s time to set up the Board and start making those decisions.
The Board will focus on making sure that our open standards meet users’ needs and achieve a level playing field for open source and proprietary software. They will consider the ideas and proposals that users put forward through the Hub and will advise us on which open standards to implement.
We’ll be sharing their discussions and recommendations through the Standards Hub.