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OpenChain Project Launches Quick Start Infographic

By 2017-09-13November 13th, 2020News

OpenChain Project Launches Quick Start Infographic

SAN FRANCISCO, United States, September 13, 2017 –The OpenChain Project has launched a quick start infographic.

“The OpenChain Project makes open source compliance in the supply chain simpler, easier and more efficient,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain Program Manager. “Our new infographic helps to capture the essence of our work in five sentences. It is designed to help business decision-makers, project leaders, lawyers and engineers understand our value proposition as quickly as possible.”

As with all OpenChain Onboarding material this infographic is provided under CC-0 licensing to make it as easy as possible for everyone to use, study, share and improve the content.

About The OpenChain Project

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. Organizations of all sizes are invited to review the OpenChain Project, to complete our free Online Self-Certification Questionnaire, and to join our community of trust.

The OpenChain Project has twelve Platinum Members that support its work: Adobe, Arm, Cisco, Harmen, Hitachi, HPE, GitHub, Qualcomm, Siemens, Toyota, Wind River and Western Digital.

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