Topic# Topic Detail Comments Importance
1 TopicUpdateVision Review and update the OGC vision and mission statements. Comments
Like 100%
(9)
2 TopicSelfAssessment Perform periodic self-assessments of the work of the OGC and the TC, possibily including metrics. Comments
Like 100%
(2)
3 TopicStandardsDiversity Decide if new web service specifications must interoperate with the existing core set. Comments
Like 100%
(4)
4 TopicTackleMobile Address the shift to mobile. Comments
Like 100%
(6)
5 TopicIntegratePrograms Better connect the Interoperability Program and the Standards Program. Comments
Like 100%
(4)
6 TopicExternalSubmissions Decide how to address externally submitted widely used standards. Comments
Like 100%
(4)
7 Mass Market What do OGC sponsors and members wish to achieve from standards? Do sponsors wish to encourage mass market uptake? Comments
Like 50%
Not Like 50%
(2)
8 Harmonization and Standards Life-cycle management Is there member consensus that harmonization and innovation are accepted principles / goals of the consortium? Comments
Like 100%
(2)
9 TopicJSON Develop a clear statement on the role of JSON in OGC standards. Comments
Like 100%
(1)
10 TopicUseGeoJSON Consider using GeoJSON In OGC standards. Comments
Like 62.5%
Not Like 37.5%
(8)
11 TopicREST Develop a common position on the use of RESTful design elements in its standards. Comments
Like 100%
(6)
12 TopicExternalResources Allow the use of external resources, such as GITHUB, to develop standards. Comments
Like 50%
Not Like 50%
(2)
13 TopicSimplifyVoting Simplify the voting process to reduce confusion. Comments
(0)
14 TopicSpecDocPolicies Develop a less inhibitive policy for the creation of new specification documents. Comments
Not Like 66.6%
Like 33.3%
(3)
15 TopicOpenProcess Open OGC processes to broader and earlier community participation and involvement. Comments
Like 100%
(2)
16 TopicSWGCreation Review the formation of new SWGs for impact on others such as a market review. Comments
(0)
17 TopicSWGProcedure Create a more rigorous process/vote during the SWG charter process. Comments
(0)
18 TopicSpecDistinguish Distinguish which standards are cross-domain or domain specific. Comments
Like 100%
(3)
19 TopicSpecDocNames Control the names of new specifications and standards. Comments
(0)
20 TopicQualityVsQuantity Decide how to balance the quantity versus quality of specifications. Comments
Like 100%
(1)
21 TopicWebsite Improve the OGC Website, and highlight the main standards more prominently. Comments
Like 100%
(3)
22 TopicFormalGuidance Greater guidance to members on key issues is required. Comments
(0)
23 TopicEducationalOutreach Develop high quality educational materials and hold regular training webinars. Comments
Like 100%
(5)
24 TopicTCMeetings Reduce the number of meetings Comments
Like 50%
Not Like 50%
(2)
25 TopicSpecInnovation Actively foster innovation of new standards for new technologies and domains. Comments
Like 100%
(1)
26 TopicSpecDocFormat Consider a change in format for new specification documents. Comments
(0)
27 TopicSpecDocComplexity Consider simpler specification documents. Comments
Like 100%
(4)
28 TopicActiveDirection Decide if the OGC organization should adopt an active role in directing efforts Comments
Like 100%
(1)
29 TopicImproveCommunication Improve communication between groups at the OGC Comments
Like 100%
(3)
30 TopicReviewGeoServices Review the events that led to the rejection of the GeoServices REST candidate standard. Comments
Like 66.6%
Not Like 33.3%
(3)
31 TopicVirtualTC Review and assess the recent virtual TC meeting. Comments
(0)
32 TopicAssessFora Review and assess the various fora provided by the OGC for discussion. Comments
(0)
33 TopicOGCNA Review and assess the functioning of the OGC Naming Authority (OGC NA). Comments
(0)
34 TopicOAB Review and assess the functioning of the OGC Architecture Board (OAB). Comments
(0)
35 TopicReferenceImpl Change the name for what CITE calls 'Reference Implementation' to reduce confusion. Comments
(0)
36 TopicCITEInstall CITE TEAM Engine Simple Install Comments
Like 66.6%
Como 33.3%
(3)
37 TopicNewDevApproach Consider a new standards development process Comments
(0)
source: Topics Table

Topic revision: r11 - 28 Oct 2013, GregBuehler
 

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