How Technical Standards Can Help Entrepreneurs Build Successful Businesses

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Incorporating leveraging Technical Standards into an early-stage technology company's business/strategic planning can provide a significant benefit because successful Technical Standards enable the growth of a large market.

Examples include 802.3 Ethernet, 802.11 Wireless LANs (aka Wi-Fi), and Cable Modems Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS), and even nascent Quantum Computing Standards.

Our discussion focuses on some of the following questions.

  • What is a technical standard?  How is one started? How long does it take to finish? How much resource is needed to be an active participant in developing one?
  • Why is complying with or engaging in the development of a technical standard important to a business opportunity?
  • How does an entrepreneur incorporate them into their business or strategic planning process?
  • How is intellectual property in a standard licensed?
  • What are the risks, rewards, and value proposition of driving/complying with technical standards?
  • Examples of how technical standards are important to the success of technology.

Incorporating leveraging Technical Standards into an early-stage technology company's business/strategic planning can provide a significant benefit because successful Technical Standards enable the growth of a large market.

Examples include 802.3 Ethernet, 802.11 Wireless LANs (aka Wi-Fi), and Cable Modems Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS), and even nascent Quantum Computing Standards.

Our discussion focuses on some of the following questions.

  • What is a technical standard?  How is one started? How long does it take to finish? How much resource is needed to be an active participant in developing one?
  • Why is complying with or engaging in the development of a technical standard important to a business opportunity?
  • How does an entrepreneur incorporate them into their business or strategic planning process?
  • How is intellectual property in a standard licensed?
  • What are the risks, rewards, and value proposition of driving/complying with technical standards?
  • Examples of how technical standards are important to the success of technology.

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