Open Versus Closed: Addressing The IoT Standards Problem

Check out the full article on Forbes. Here was my contribution:

Open Standards (Normally) Win

It has been proven time after time since the PC revolution that open standards win out in the end. From PCs to modern day devices, open standards facilitate interoperability, allowing ease of integration for hardware and/or software components, and this attracts developers. Notable exceptions are Apple — the overwhelmingly compelling nature of its product line — and formerly Microsoft, who had monopolistic control.