Find the podcast on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: The Open Group.

This latest BriefingsDirect discussion from The Open Group Conference earlier this month in Philadelphia explores the essential role of standards in an increasingly complex and unpredictable world.

From risks around cybersecurity to supply chain concerns to fast-changing trends around cloud computing, the pace of change and pressures on businesses to adjust well have never been higher. To gain a fuller grip on such risk and complexity, The Open Group is shepherding a series of standards and initiatives to provide better tools for understanding and managing true operational dependability.

BriefingsDirect sat down with the President and CEO of The Open Group, Allen Brown, at the July conference to gather an update on the efforts. The interview was conducted by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

Find the podcast on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: The Open Group.