- Key use cases and requirements driving social business
- Technologies that can be standardized to solve the problems facing social business
- Overall architecture of social business interoperability needs
- The difference between standards inside the enterprise and across enterprises
- Organic approaches that are evolving without standardization, such as user engagement and custom integration designs
- Next steps for evolved social specifications, ranging from OpenSocial to the Federated Social Web
"There is a tremendous need for a standardized component model for delivery of cloud applications into the enterprise, and across many platforms. OpenSocial is the only community-led initiative working in this space to define a standard," said Mark Weitzel, President of the OpenSocial Foundation. "In working with the W3C, we believe that we can accomplish more and reach a broader audience of developers to proliferate and optimize solutions across enterprises. We are excited to progress our objectives with these upcoming discussions in San Francisco."