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Congratulations ISTO’s Jessica O’Hanlon

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. Jessica is a non-profit professional with over fifteen years of experience in volunteer, operations, and association management. The CAE credential illuminates her knowledge [...]

2022-06-28T11:45:04+00:00June 28th, 2022|ISTO Blog|

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

by Michelle Hunt, Director, Alliance Management Operations, ISTO As a federation of member programs consisting of consortia, alliances, and trade groups, ISTO offers world class support for collectives involved in standardizing technical solutions which aim to improve technology or development for industry ecosystems. From drafting standards development processes that are open and consensus-based to ensuring strict compliance to processes as a [...]

2022-06-23T15:36:07+00:00June 10th, 2022|ISTO Blog|

The Origins of the First Global Telecommunications Standards

Contributed by Bill Rubin, Senior Manager ISTO Every generation gets to interpret its history and technology advances.  In the realm of technology, our current generation(s) see the Internet as one of the more transformational technologies humans have created, with the potential to bring widespread benefits across the globe in terms of peace, mutual economic development, and friendship.  However, as Tom Standage [...]

2022-01-03T23:33:21+00:00December 3rd, 2021|ISTO Blog|

ISTO’s LaSAR Alliance article featured in IEEE Spectrum Magazine

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. Smart glasses let users surf the Internet; access maps, calendars, and other apps; and even call up recipes. Users could simultaneously interact with [...]

2021-09-02T18:44:16+00:00September 2nd, 2021|ISTO Blog|

Recognizing Three Program Milestones: OpenCAPI, Zhaga and PWG

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.  All these documents [...]

2022-06-07T11:28:13+00:00August 9th, 2021|ISTO Blog|

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

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? The nearly universal adoption of today’s cut, copy and paste keyboard shortcuts is the result of a combination of breakthrough innovations [...]

2021-07-06T14:07:43+00:00June 28th, 2021|ISTO Blog|

There are Standards…and There are Standards

Contributed by Bill Rubin, Senior Manager ISTO   The benefit of standards for developing products and processes across industries is well understood.  Wikipedia ( defines a Technical Standard  as an established norm or requirement for a repeatable technical task. It is usually a formal document that establishes uniform engineering or technical criteria, methods, processes, and practices. Standards have become critical over time because they provide significant [...]

2021-05-13T20:05:25+00:00May 13th, 2021|ISTO Blog|

Hybrid Meetings that Work: Tips for Your Successful Event

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.” And while Hybrid events were conceived in direct response to travel restrictions during a worldwide pandemic, with the advancement of streaming and digital meeting technologies and the flexibility they [...]

2021-04-14T18:27:08+00:00April 14th, 2021|ISTO Blog|

A Look Back: The Evolution and Impact of ATM Networks

Contributed by Bill Narin, Global Business Development, IEEE-ISTO 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. When it comes to the creation and evolution of the ATM itself, [...]

2021-04-01T18:15:10+00:00March 24th, 2021|ISTO Blog, Resources|

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

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. However, did you know [...]

2020-10-20T20:08:38+00:00October 20th, 2020|ISTO Blog|
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