Guidelines for open IT standards published

Guidelines for open IT standards were published by the Swedish National Procurement Services on 7 March 2016. Researchers from the Software Systems Research Groun (SSRG) have developed the guidelines in a study commissioned by the Swedish National Procurement Services (

The publication of the guidelines has been recognised in a news article ‘Sweden updates list of mandatory IT standards’ which is published on 9 March 2016 by Joinup, a news service provided by the European Commission (