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Every organization should have a set of Operating Policies to use
as a guide to running their operations. The DMTF is no exception
and has made public the information on the technology adoption process,
how to gain access to the various DMTF committees, and policies
regarding privacy and the distribution of other information.
The bylaws define the purpose of the organization, the principal
office of the corporation, the members, directors, officers, and
conflicts of interest.
Committee / Information Access
An overview of DMTF committees and organization, working groups,
the voting process, and access policy.
Instructions and rules dictating submittals to the DMTF for consideration
of a patent.
Press Release Policy
Policy regarding joint press releases and supporting quotes; what
may be requested, requirements, the approval process for each.
The DMTF's policy on the collection of personal data, domain information,
cookies, security, and disclosure.
Details the process of releasing DMTF specifications and schema.
The release process is five phases, from development, comment, review,
and preliminary and final standards. Also details the numbering
and errata methods.
Member Rules of Conduct
A DMTF objective is also to position its members as leaders in
the management community. These guidelines will help the DMTF supply
its members with quality public relations opportunities while strengthening,
clarifying, and protecting DMTF initiatives, specifications, and
Technology Adoption Policy
Rules dictating new technology adoption: instructions for submittal
of new technology, possible courses of action, press release/resubmit
If you have questions after reading the information here, please
. If you want additional information on any of the above polices,
please refer to the DMTF web site Operating Policies page.