On Multi-Disciplinary Standardisation: The Case of Spatial Data on the Web

Linda van den Brink, Erwin Folmer, Kai Jakobs

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Abstract

With the emergence of smart applications multi-disciplinarity is becoming an issue in standards setting, as is the need to involve a broader range of stakeholders in the process. One approach to accommodate these needs is the creation of dedicated multi-disciplinary Working Groups (WGs). Following some theoretical deliberations about today’s standardisation environment in general and the need for multi-disciplinarity in standardisation we present a case study of one such joint multi-disciplinary WG. It turns out that this joint WG is seen as both necessary and helpful by those involved. It also turns out the broader organisational setting needs to be adapted to better address the needs of such joint WGs.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBLED 2019 proceedings
Pages467-483
ISBN (Electronic)978-961-286-280-0
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event32nd Bled eConference Humanizing Technology for a Sustainable Society, BLED 2019 - Bled, Slovenia
Duration: 16 Jun 201919 Jun 2019
Conference number: 32

Conference

Conference32nd Bled eConference Humanizing Technology for a Sustainable Society, BLED 2019
Abbreviated titleBLED 2019
CountrySlovenia
CityBled
Period16/06/1919/06/19

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van den Brink, L., Folmer, E., & Jakobs, K. (2019). On Multi-Disciplinary Standardisation: The Case of Spatial Data on the Web. In BLED 2019 proceedings (pp. 467-483)