New and Emerging Specs and Standards (November 2021)

ISO/IEC TR 24587:2021 Software and systems engineering — Agile development — Agile adoption considerations
Technical Committee: ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 7 Software and systems engineering

"This document provides an overview of agile readiness factors that are likely to determine whether an organization, project, product or team is ready to start the transition to using an agile approach to their system and software development and maintenance activities. This document provides a general approach that is applicable to all agile methodologies and does not cover specific agile methodologies, such as Scrum, SAFe and eXtreme Programming (XP)."

ISO/IEC 27555:2021 Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection — Guidelines on personally identifiable information deletion
Technical Committee: ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection

"This document contains guidelines for developing and establishing policies and procedures for deletion of personally identifiable information (PII) in organizations by specifying: a harmonized terminology for PII deletion; an approach for defining deletion rules in an efficient way; a description of required documentation; [and] a broad definition of roles, responsibilities and processes. This document is intended to be used by organizations where PII is stored or processed. This document does not address: specific legal provision, as given by national law or specified in contracts; specific deletion rules for particular clusters of PII that are defined by PII controllers for processing PII; deletion mechanisms; reliability, security and suitability of deletion mechanisms; or specific techniques for de-identification of data."

W3C Strategic Highlights, October 2021

"W3C released today to the public the October 2021 edition of the W3C Strategic Highlights. This report highlights recent work W3C Members and the public do at the Web Consortium to enhance the Web platform, work towards its growth and strength so that the web remains a tool that has and will continue to accelerate scientific cooperation and discoveries, a social means to bridge families and friends, a way to learn online and grow skills, an instrument to conduct successful business, and much more."