IPSO Alliance Merges with Open Mobile Alliance to Form OMA SpecWorks

Combined Organization to Focus on Efficient Development of Mobile and IoT Standards San Diego – March 27, 2018 – The Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) and the IPSO Alliance (IPSO) announced today that IPSO has transferred its assets, work and memberships to the OMA, forming a joint organization called OMA SpecWorks. All technical working groups from IPSO and OMA remain active and are tasked with creating and driving a set of global technical deliverables in the mobile and internet of things (IoT) services layer. OMA SpecWorks leverages OMA’s vast experience to allow developers to quickly transform an idea into an industry specification and then manage the specification’s publication and maintenance. “OMA has accomplished a great deal over the last 16 years, enabling the seamless data services that the industry enjoys today,” said Gary Jones, chairman of the Board, OMA. “By combining forces with IPSO to form OMA SpecWorks, we are able to extend our work to ensure a standardized approach to device management for the IoT that takes advantage of the many smart objects defined by IPSO.” OMA SpecWorks delivers a streamlined, efficient approach to standards development focused on the needs of its working groups, which are given a high level … Continue reading IPSO Alliance Merges with Open Mobile Alliance to Form OMA SpecWorks