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ADVANCING USER EXPERIENCES BY BRIDGING THE CLIENT, CLOUD, AND NETWORK ECOSYSTEMS

RESEARCH • INITIATIVES • DEVELOPMENT • SOLUTIONS

THE INTERNATIONAL FUTURE COMPUTING ASSOCIATION

TIFCA is a non-profit network of technology, media, and standards organization thought leaders that share common interests.  Our mission is to develop frameworks and initiatives that enable technology adoption.

Together we:

  • Learn what users need from their technologies, products, and experiences
  • Identify challenges that could delay adoption of new technologies
  • Collaborate on solutions through the CORA ecosystem
The International Future Computing Summit: Educators, Innovators, Leaders

OUR ECOSYSTEM

CORA (Create Once Reach All) is an ecosystem of supportive technologies, methods, and frameworks that deliver the same digital content across multiple platforms and devices. The CORA ecosystem works to deliver content in its ideal form by leveraging client device, cloud service, content development, and network ecosystems.

FROM CLIENT TO CLOUD TO NETWORK

PC • Mobile • Console • Streaming
Cloud Service Providers (CSP) • Edge • 5G • Broadband • Telecom
CPU • GPU • Infrastructure • ISV • IHV
Platforms • OS • Metaverse • Security
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) • Game Engines and Development
Collaboration Tools • SAAS • Cloud Gaming • Streaming
Enterprise • Healthcare • Education • Entertainment

Examples of the CORA Create Once Reach All Ecosystem include Client, Cloud, Network, PC, Mobile, Console, Streaming, Cloud Service Providers (CSP), Edge, 5G, Broadband, Telecom, CPU, GPU, Infrastructure, ISV, IHV, Platforms, OS, Metaverse, Security, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), Game Engines and Development, Collaboration Tools, SAAS, Cloud Gaming, Streaming, Enterprise, Healthcare, Education, Entertainment.

THE TIFCA COMMUNITY

  • A collaboration history with 50+ leading organizations
  • Relationships with standards, trade groups, and companies from around the globe
  • Virtual member meetings that drive research, white papers, and framework development
  • Annual summit event supported by global media references and credits
  • Helps accelerate technology adoption
  • Participants meet potential new partners and customers
  • Shared discovery of challenges and collaborative solutions
  • Top level insights and education
  • Seen as industry leaders
TIFCA Meeting

OUR USER EXPERIENCE GOALS

Users want the ability to access their content at any time, from any place, and on any device. To help contribute to this ideal, TIFCA is focusing on the following priorities:

  • Improving on-demand access and reliability of user content by finding ways for the CORA ecosystem to scale more.
  • Enabling users to run a wider choice of content by making it easier to distribute computing services and capability.
  • Bringing affordability to users by adding more cost effectiveness to content and compute distribution.
  • Diversifying the choice of client devices and platforms by leveraging the capabilities of the client, cloud, and network ecosystems.
User Experience

TOOLBOX

  • Extensive and varied expertise in client, cloud, network, and related technologies
  • Ecosystem Initiative and Framework Development
  • Standards Organization Affiliation
  • Industry Association Cooperation
  • Industry Forums and Events
  • Customer Insights
TIFCA's Toolbox

EVENTS

International Future Computing SummitREMOTE WORK AND PLAY
Client, Cloud, Network:
Building the Future of Computing Lifestyles Together
DECEMBER 6, 2022 (VIRTUAL)
@IFCSUMMIT,#IFCSUMMIT

The International Future Computing Summit

REGISTER

From client to cloud to the network between them, the International Future Computing Summit is the industry event that gathers market-leading innovators and influencers to discuss what’s next for users and the industry that supports them.

This year’s theme is Remote Work and Play, and the summit will focus on the industry’s future as well as its challenges and solutions for meeting the needs of employers, team leaders, and users wishing to engage and support this lifestyle.

Summit features include:

  • Industry-leading presentations
  • Discussion of latest products and technologies
  • Highlights of future trends

TOPICS & AGENDA

Topics and Agenda

  • Productive tools and technologies
  • Client, Cloud, Network perspectives
  • Effective leadership in the remote work era
LEARN MORE

SPEAK!

International Future Computing Summit Speakers

  • Tools, technology, and service leaders
  • Computing lifestyle innovators
  • Analysts and consultants
CALL FOR SPEAKERS

PAST SUPPORTERS

Past supporters of the International Future Computing Summit

  • Technology and software innovators
  • Tools
  • Client, cloud, network
SUPPORT

ASSOCIATION NEWS

TIFCA’s Foresight 2020 Featured in Gamasutra

By TIFCA News

TIFCA on Gamasutra

A few times a year, Neil Schneider, Executive Director of TIFCA, shares industry insights on Gamasutra and other media outlets.  His most recent article discusses the ongoing development of the next era of computing, Project CORA, and how and why the Foresight 2020: Cross-Platform Survey came to be.

Complete your survey by December 13, 2020 so you qualify to get a ticket to the International Future Computing Summit while supplies last.  The IFC Summit runs virtually December 16, 2020, so get your submission in ASAP.

 

The International Future Computing Summit

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Remote Work and Play Industry Gathering December 6, 2022 Toronto, Canada - September 20, 2022 - From client to cloud to the network between them, the International Future Computing Summit is inviting market leaders and innovators across the Remote Work and Play industry and the CORA (Create Once Reach All)…

TIFCA’S Client-to-Cloud Portal and Ecosystem Report Released

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The International Future Computing Association Welcomes New Members, Open Call For Speakers, and Introductory Membership Program Mountain View, California (March 31, 2019) –The International Future Computing Association (TIFCA) is where the computing ecosystem collaborates on challenges that no single company can overcome on its own.  The industry is heading towards…

Client-to-Cloud Revolution is Happening at TIFCA’s International Future Computing Summit

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Computing Industry Architects, Strategists, and Roadmap Visionaries Gather at IFCS Mountain View, California (October 23, 2019) – The International Future Computing Summit (IFCS, IFC Summit) is the leading event for professionals tasked with knowing ‘What’s Next’ and embracing the client-to-cloud continuum. TIFCA thanks Intel and AMD for co-sponsoring IFCS to…