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Special Seminar to Discuss The OpenChain Project in Seoul

By 2017-05-30June 5th, 2017News

Special Seminar to Discuss The OpenChain Project in Seoul

SEOUL, May 30, 2017 — The OpenChain Project was discussed today at a special seminar hosted by BKL law office in Seoul, Korea to a select audience of major companies involved in consumer electronics, telecommunications and internet services. The OpenChain Project, hosted by The Linux Foundation®, is the industry standard for managing open source software license compliance across the supply chain. 

“We are delighted to see word spreading about the OpenChain Project, the OpenChain Specification and OpenChain Conformance ,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain Program Manager. “With the recent launch of the OpenChain Project’s Onboarding Handout, Onboarding Slides and our Online Self-Certification it is easier than ever to build increased trust around open source compliance in the supply chain.”

The OpenChain Project identifies key recommended processes for effective open source management. The project builds trust in open source by making open source license compliance simpler and more consistent. The OpenChain Specification defines a core set of requirements every quality compliance program must satisfy. The OpenChain Curriculum provides the educational foundation for open source processes and solutions, whilst meeting a key requirement of the OpenChain Specification. OpenChain Conformance allows organizations to display their adherence to these requirements. The result is that open source license compliance becomes more predictable, understandable and efficient for participants of the software supply chain.

More information is available from the OpenChain Project website at Companies of all sizes are invited to review the OpenChain Project, to use the free Online Self-Certification, and to support building a web of trust for open source compliance across the global supply chain.

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