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OpenChain Project Releases Quick Start Package

By 2017-10-12News

OpenChain Project Releases Quick Start Package

SAN FRANCISCO, United States, October 12, 2017 — The OpenChain Project is proud to announce the release of an expanded Quick Start package. It consists of a brief infographic, a one page overview of the project, a detailed two-pager and a slide deck. This package is intended to help project leaders, business decision-makers and legal teams easily understand the purpose and value proposition of the OpenChain Specification, Conformance and Curriculum.

“The OpenChain Project supports efficient open source compliance in the supply chain,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain Project Director. “Our new Quick Start package helps to explain this mission and how we accomplish it in a clear, concise manner. As with all material we release from our Curriculum and Onboarding Work Teams, we are making this package available under CC-0 licensing terms. This allows everyone to remix, translate and share without restriction.”

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.

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