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OpenChain Announces Japanese Onboarding Material

By 2017-06-28November 13th, 2020News

OpenChain Announces Japanese Onboarding Material

TOKYO, Japan, June 29, 2017 — The Japanese translation team for the OpenChain Project has released translated versions of our Onboarding Handouts and Slides. This material acts as an “Executive Summary” to help companies quickly understand and engage with the OpenChain Project.

“We owe huge thanks to our Japanese volunteer community,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain Program Manager. “Takashi Kunai and his team -Takashi Egawa (NEC), Masao Taniguchi (NEC), Hiroyuki Fukuchi (Sony), Nobuo Imada (Hitachi) and Mieko Sato (Linux Foundation) – have done exceptional work in sharing the OpenChain Project beyond the English-speaking audience. They drove the first official translation of the OpenChain Specification in Japanese and today marks another milestone in bringing the benefit of OpenChain to a wider audience.” Find this guide and many more documents in the OpenChain Reference Library.

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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