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The Art of Stakeholdering: A Critical Prerequisite to Successful Collaborations

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by Michelle Hunt, Director, Alliance Management Operations. We all know what a “stakeholder” is. Generally, it’s someone with an interest in the activity and/or decisions of an organization (think holding a stake in something). Now let’s talk about “stakeholdering”, a term used less often.

IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization Announces New President

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Congratulations ISTO’s Jessica O’Hanlon

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The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has announced that Jessica O’Hanlon, CAE, a Senior Program Manager at IEEE-ISTO, has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE®) designation. The CAE is the highest professional credential in the association industry.

IEEE-ISTO Announces Formation of BITA Standards Council (BSC)

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New Industry Alliance Standardizes Blockchain Attributes/Formats to Improve Interoperability and Efficiency of Transportation Supply Chain. PISCATAWAY, N.J.,

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The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future

The ultimate value proposition is an impactful buying experience that guides people to the best possible decision. But how do you prepare your sales teams to do that? Read "The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future" to find out how to empower your customer-facing teams and thrive in modern selling environments.

IAN…the Path to IEEE Standardization for Today’s Industry Consortia

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by Michelle Hunt, Director, Alliance Management Operations, ISTO.

IEEE-ISTO Announces a New Alliance to Advance Clinical Research Data Sharing

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PISCATAWAY, N.J., 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sharing clinical research data more widely has become a global priority.

Independent Space Industry Group Formed to Advance Interoperability in Satellite and Ground System Networks

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Digital IF Interoperability Consortium created under the auspices of IEEE-ISTO to develop technical standards and promote interoperation across systems. PISCATAWAY, NJ 01 SEPTEMBER 2021: – Leading companies and organizations in the space industry, including two major branches of the U.S. Department of Defense, have come together to form the Digital IF Interoperability (DIFI) Consortium, a non-profit industry group created to advance interoperability among space and ground system networks.

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The Origins of the First Global Telecommunications Standards

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Contributed by Bill Rubin, Senior Manager ISTO. Every generation gets to interpret its history and its technology advances as it pleases.

ISTO’s LaSAR Alliance article featured in IEEE Spectrum Magazine

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Tiny Lasers Could Finally Bring Us Really Smart AR Glasses Post–Google Glass, a new alliance says it has the winning tech. When Google Glass debuted almost a decade ago, augmented reality (AR) wearables seemed poised to take off.

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5 Essential Virtual Selling Practices Every Company Must Have by 2023

Speaker: Erika Bzdel - Vice President of Sales and Craig Simons - Director of Marketing

Join us on Sept. 13 at 9:30 am PT as Erika Bzdel, VP of Sales, and Craig Simons, Director of Marketing, discuss the virtual selling practices that every company should adopt, and how to succeed at selling in a hybrid world.

How Keyboard Shortcuts for Cut, Copy, and Paste Became Standards

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Contributed by Bill Narin, Global Business Development, IEEE-ISTO. Hundreds of millions—perhaps billions—of users around the world have the keystrokes command/control x, c, and v encoded in their muscle memories to perform cut, copy and paste operations. How did this happen?

There are Standards…and There are Standards

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Contributed by Bill Rubin, Senior Manager ISTO. The benefit of standards for developing products and processes across industries is well understood. Wikipedia ( [link] ) defines a Technical Standard as an established norm or requirement for a repeatable technical task.

STANDARDS, FIRE HYDRANTS, AND THE GREAT BALTIMORE FIRE

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Contributed by Bill Narin, Global Business Development, IEEE-ISTO. The Year Was 1904. Crossword puzzles, canned beer, and sliced bread hadn’t been invented. The American flag had 45 stars and the average American worker made 22 cents an hour.

Hybrid Meetings that Work: Tips for Your Successful Event

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by Michelle Hunt, Director, Alliance Management Operations, ISTO . Industry events that combine LIVE and digital components for in-person and remote audiences are what we now call the “Hybrid Meeting” or “Hybrid Event.”

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New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization Announces Formation of Adaptive Instructional Systems Consortium

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IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization Announces Formation of LaSAR Alliance

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New Member Program in Augmented Reality Wearable Devices. PISCATAWAY, N.J.,

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A Look Back: The Evolution and Impact of ATM Networks

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We owe the convenience most of us take for granted when we use automated teller machines to a half century of technology innovations and to the efforts of the many banking industry alliances that formed to promote adoption of those innovations.

IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization Announces Its 2021 Board Members

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PISCATAWAY, N.J.,

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Roadblocks to Delivering a Competitive Buying Experience

Why are buyer-facing teams struggling and what can be done about it? Bigtincan teamed up with Heinz Marketing in a recent research study to discover the roadblocks revenue-generating teams encounter in preparing buyer-facing teams for today’s market. Click here to learn what you can do today to prepare!

Understanding the IEEE Standards and Processes That Affect Fuel Cells

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This article contributed by By Karen Quackenbush, FCHEA and Mark Siira, IEEE. Introduction. IEEE is an organization working to foster technological innovation and excellence to benefit humanity.

Helping to Make Smart Cities a Reality with Standards

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Byline: Enabling Integrated Services to Citizens through IEEE P1951.1. Author(s): Subramaniam Chidambaram, Chair, IEEE P1951.1 & Srikanth Chandrasekaran, IEEE SA.

Recognizing Three Program Milestones: OpenCAPI, Zhaga and PWG

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ISTO would like to formally congratulate the following programs for their continued success and efforts to develop technologies that remain current/relevant in today’s world. OpenCAPI Consortium – Cheers to 5 Years. The OpenCAPI Consortium continues making great strides in releasing specifications. The Consortium released four new specifications and four new engineering notes in addition to two updated specifications.

The Dos and Don’ts for a Not-for-Profit Alliance Board of Directors

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Oftentimes in forming an industry collective such as a not-for-profit alliance or consortium, your Founders will comprise your initial governing entity. Governing entities can take the form of a Board of Directors, a Steering Committee, a Steering Group or so forth. And your governing body will schedule meetings, prepare agendas, vote on initiatives and lead your organization.

Connecting the Consultative Experience

Many B2B businesses have come to believe that there is an asymmetric relationship between the company and its buyers. But what research has discovered is that many of today’s B2B buyers are NOT empowered and they have little interest in being so. Download the eBook to find out why.

3 Reasons Why Member Satisfaction is Important to ISTO

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ISTO conducts yearly satisfaction surveys to hear how we are doing, where we can improve, and identify new needs of our member programs. ISTO’s commitment to member satisfaction is realized in our 96% average rating from our member programs over the past 6 years*–well above the overall trade association average of 80%. Here are the top 3 reasons why we strive for member satisfaction: Loyalty: Loyalty indicates that members are happy, engaged advocates for our organization.

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To Incorporate Or Not to Incorporate…That is the Question!

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by Michelle Hunt, Director, Alliance Management Operations. Step One: The Collaboration Concept. Today’s need to deliver continuous innovation in global markets has most high-technology companies understanding the benefits of forming strategic not-for-profit alliances to provide product/technology solutions. Through a membership structure of ecosystem members, industry collectives generate significant benefits for members like: a) Extending product lines and portfolios.

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IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization Appoints New Board Members

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PISCATAWAY, NJ 23 June 2020 – The IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization (ISTO), an International Federation of leading industry groups and consortia dedicated to the advancement of standardized technologies for the benefit of industry, today announces the addition of two new Board Directors. ISTO Chair Yatin Trivedi has appointed two new Directors to the ISTO Board, Dr. Leo F. Casey and Lewis M. Brodnax III, filling two open seats on the Board.

The IEEE SA Corporate Program: Engaging Industry in Standards Development

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by Robby Simpson, PhD, System Architect, GE’s Grid Solutions and IEEE SA Corporate Advisory Group Chair. In the world of standards development, there exist a variety of participation methods. Some utilize the individual method, where each participant represents, acts, and votes on behalf of themselves. Others utilize a nation-state method, where each nation is a participant and representation and voting occur accordingly.

The Definitive Guide to the Top 4 Sales Enablement Metrics

See what metrics matter to increase productivity and revenue and your organization. This guide will help you stay data-driven while avoiding data overload.

Conferences and the Coronavirus: Guidance for Associations and Event Organizers

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By Joanna Lee , Gesmer Updegrove. As the world goes into social lock-down to prevent further spread of the COVID-19 virus, many conferences, face-to-face meetings, and other in-person gatherings are being cancelled or postponed.

First Impressions Count…Is your Welcome Kit up to Snuff?

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by Michelle Hunt, Director, Alliance Management Operations – ISTO. As a member organization, understanding the importance of retaining a happy and strong membership base is key. Employing a regular cadence of communications and other tactics to keep your members aware and engaged demonstrates that you are prioritizing informing constituents with ongoing dialogue, be it monthly, weekly or even daily. What’s more, it shows that you value their membership.

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IEEE ISTO Marks 20 Years of Helping Small Groups Quickly Develop Technical Specs

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The technologies include blockchain, Internet of Things, and smart cities. For the past 20 years, the IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization has taken on the administrative tasks involved with setting up not-for-profit industry trade groups—the sort that consortia, industry alliances, and startups need in order to develop technical standards. ISTO sets up a legal infrastructure within which each group operates.

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