Open Data Standards

Open data standards ensure interoperability between software that needs to operate on the same data. Examples of open data standards include XML, HTML and JPEG. In contrast with proprietary standards, open standards are publicly available and carry no royalty fee, though various guidelines may dictate how they can be used. Open data standards are often associated with open source software.


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The Creative Destruction of Drupal

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HTML5 Digs into the Specifics

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Business Intelligence

Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making


SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data

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