Without standards, who knows what you'll get!

The software identification and software entitlement standards are developed under the ISO/IEC framework.

ISO/IEC Standards Development

The process for developing ISO/IEC standards is quite complex. David Bicket, convenor of working group 21 (WG21) which was responsible for the creation of the software identification tag standard, explains the process.

An introduction to the ISO/IEC 19770-2:2015 Software Identification Tag Standard

Information on this ISO/IEC 19770-2 standard can be found here.

An Introduction to the ISO/IEC 19770-3 Software Entitlement Tag Standard

The software entitlement tag standard, ISO/IEC 19770-3, was released in 2016. For more information, click here.