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OpenChain Announces New Curriculum Chair

By 2017-06-27News

OpenChain Announces New Curriculum Chair

Alexios, Curriculum Chair

SAN FRANCISCO, United States, June 28, 2017 — Today the OpenChain Project is delighted to formally welcome Alexios Zavras as the new Curriculum Work Team Chair. He will work alongside Mark Gisi (Specification Chair) and Miriam Ballhausen (Conformance Chair) to refine and expand our support of open source compliance in the supply chain.

“The OpenChain Project is built from and depends on contributions from an excellent volunteer community,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain Program Manager. “Each of our work teams is maintained by a community-selected contributor from among our diverse stakeholders. I felt it was important to continue this approach after my appointment as Program Manager in late March. It is with great pleasure that I welcome Alexios, a key contributor to the curriculum, to become my successor as chair.”

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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