OGC and ODA announce partnership to strengthen the use of open standards for location

Nadine Alameh, OGC CEO said that OGC and ODA have complementary efforts to achieve data interoperability. OGC is excited to work with ODA to help their respective members and the larger user community do more with BIM, CAD, and Geospatial data.

OGC and ODA announce partnership to strengthen the use of open standards for location
OGC and ODA announce partnership to strengthen the use of open standards for location

OGC and ODA announce partnership to strengthen the use of open standards for location

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and Open Design Alliance (ODA) recently announced that they have entered into a partnership to promote and strengthen the use of open standards for the location and geospatial industries.

Nadine Alameh, OGC CEO said that OGC and ODA have complementary efforts to achieve data interoperability. OGC is excited to work with ODA to help their respective members and the larger user community do more with BIM, CAD, and Geospatial data.

Neil Peterson, ODA President said that ODA is very pleased to be partnering with OGC. ODA and OGC have a significant number of coinciding members, and this cooperation is intended to assist in fast-tracking projects that are of key interest to both organizations.

OGC’s leadership in generating open standards form a natural synergy with ODA’s expertise and competence in standards implementation. The partnership between OGC and ODA is expected to develop and strengthen this synergy to the benefit of both organizations and extend it to the broader community too.