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OpenChain Webinars

This series highlights knowledge from throughout the global OpenChain eco-system. Participants are discussing approaches, processes and activities from their experience, providing a free service to increase shared knowledge in the supply chain. Our goal, as always, is to increase trust and therefore efficiency. No registration or costs involved. This is user companies producing great informative content for their peers.

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Webinar – OFE Briefing on the EU AI Act

On the 28th of May 2024, 07:00 UTC there was a special briefing from OpenForum Europe (OFE) on the EU AI Act. It is part of a series provided by…

OpenChain Webinar: AboutCode and Beyond – End-to-End SCA

This OpenChain Webinar digs into open source tooling with open data for open source compliance. Full Overview From The Presenters Ensuring software license and security compliance can be difficult. Managing…

Webinar: OFE Briefing on the Cyber Resilience Act

This webinar is a special briefing lead by Ciarán O’Riordan, Senior Policy Advisor at OpenForum Europe (OFE), on European policy matters that impact open source, business processes and risk management….

Webinar: LF Management & Best Practices Portal

This webinar by Hilary Carter, SVP Research at The Linux Foundation, unpacked LF Management & Best Practices, the digital home where communities of “best practice” converge. Here, you’ll be able…

OpenChain Webinar: Eclipse Apoapsis

This webinar had Marcel Kurzmann from Robert Bosch GmbH present the Eclipse Apoapsis project in general with its process level idea of an abstraction layer concept and the ORT-server on…

Webinar: Universal CVSS Calculator

This webinar discusses a Universal CVSS Calculator released by {metæffekt} GmbH. The open-source online tool is intended to support the assessment of vulnerabilities with their various CVSS scores from multiple…

Webinar: Understanding GitHub Copilot

This OpenChain Webinar welcomes Jiyon Yun and T. Greg Doucette of the GitHub team to discuss GitHub Copilot from the perspective of engagement by users, especially business users considering cost/benefit…

Webinar: SCANOSS Export Control

This time we had a special Webinar from Julian at SCANOSS to show us how they have collected and built solutions around managing open source and export control. More About…

Webinar: FOSDEM 2024 Recap

For the second year in row, we welcome Philippe Ombredanne to recap the FOSDEM event for us. This is a great way to catch-up on one of the best events…

Webinar: FOSS License Management – meta-osselot for OSSelot-Data in OpenEmbedded

Jasper Orschulko presented the concept of the meta-osselot project ( https://github.com/iris-GmbH/meta-osselot ) and how the curated data in OSSelot may be leveraged in OpenEmbedded environments. This webinar is part of…

Webinar: SPDX 3.1 – Services Profile Overview

Gary O’Neall of Source Auditor talked about how the new SPDX Services Profile proposal structures information. This profile is likely to have an important on business process management, as it…

Webinar: Curating FOSS license information for the OSSelot database

Caren Kresse from OSADL talks about sharing and reusing publicly available FOSS compliance material, as provided by the OSSelot project (https://www.osselot.org/), which requires trust in the reliability of the data….

Webinar: VulnerableCode technical deep dive into VulnTotal

The OpenChain Project ran a series of webinars about using open source tools for open source compliance ran between September and December 2021. They have been re-published in the main…

Webinar: Digging Further Into SBOMs and the Supply Chain

The OpenChain Project ran a series of webinars about using open source tools for open source compliance ran between September and December 2021. They have been re-published in the main…

Webinar: SBOMs in a Virtual Supply Chain

The OpenChain Project ran a series of webinars about using open source tools for open source compliance ran between September and December 2021. They have been re-published in the main…

Webinar: How The Graphical Interface Can Help With Using TERN

The OpenChain Project ran a series of webinars about using open source tools for open source compliance ran between September and December 2021. They have been re-published in the main…

Webinar: How The Graphical Interface Can Help With Using Open Source Review Toolkit (ORT)

The OpenChain Project ran a series of webinars about using open source tools for open source compliance ran between September and December 2021. They have been re-published in the main…

Webinar: A New Open Source Graphical Interface For Tooling

The OpenChain Project ran a series of webinars about using open source tools for open source compliance ran between September and December 2021. They have been re-published in the main…

Webinar: Contextualizing Tooling and Analysis

The OpenChain Project ran a series of webinars about using open source tools for open source compliance ran between September and December 2021. They have been re-published in the main…

Webinar: FOSS License Management through aliens4friends in Eclipse Oniro

Welcome to another OpenChain Webinar. This time our speakers are Alberto Pianon and Carlo Piana from ARRAY. They are presenting the Open Source Management concept of Eclipse Oniro and explaining…

Webinar: The Open Source Initiative

Stefano Maffulli, Executive Director at the Open Source Initiative, joined us to explain what is happening around the Open Source Definition, AI and more. Get The Slides Check Out The…

Webinar: Generative AI and Your Code

Maximizing the Opportunity While Managing the Risks Generative AI (GAI) provides powerful opportunities for innovation and productivity across all organizational functions – from composing emails and crafting press releases to retouching and…

Webinar: Understanding InnerSource

This webinar was lead by Clare Dillon, the Executive Director of InnerSource Commons, and it highlighted the activities and value behind the InnerSource movement. InnerSource is the use of open source best…

Webinar: Complexities of Open Source in Automotive

During our recent OpenChain Automotive Event we had some excellent talks. One that we decided to pull out of the main recording and release solo is ‘Complexities of Open Source…

Webinar: OpenSCA

This webinar highlights a new open source tool for open source compliance and security that originates in China. This tool was created by a company called XMIRROR. The open source…

Webinar: Trusted Network Initiative

This webinar covers a proposal from the Okinawa Open Labs in Japan to help “label” items in the supply chain to increase trust. Our topic was the Trusted Network Introduction – Eco-system based Open Trust…

Webinar: An Update On ClearlyDefined

This webinar features an update on ClearlyDefined by Nick Vidal at the Open Source Initiative (OSI). A lot has happened since we last covered this project for open source metadata,…

Webinar: An Overview of SPDX 3.0

This webinar features Alexios Zavras, Chief Open Source Compliance Officer at Intel Corporation and a long-term friend and collaborator around the OpenChain Project. This time the topic was SPDX 3.0,…

Webinar: FOSDEM Recap

This OpenChain Webinar featured a FOSDEM recap by Philippe Ombredanne of NexB for everyone who did not attend the event in Belgium at the start of 2023. In 2023 FOSDEM…

Webinar: GPLv2 Licensing History

This OpenChain Webinar features an overview of GPLv2 licensing fragmentation based on research initiated by Philippe Ombredanne of NexB and continued by Armijn Hemel of Tjaldur Software Governance Solutions. The…

Webinar: OSSelot: The Open Source Curation Database

This OpenChain Webinar features OSSelot, an open source curation database recently launched by OSADL in Germany. This project addresses one of the most requested features around open source automation for open…

Webinar: A WebAssembly Fireside Chat with Armijn Hemel

This OpenChain webinar was released as a recording adjacent to the Open Compliance Summit keynotes here in Yokohama, Japan. This time we are having ‘A WebAssembly Fireside Chat with Armijn Hemel,’…

Webinar: Software Defined Vehicle Project

This webinar covers The Eclipse Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) Project. SDV is a Working Group within the Eclipse Foundation that facilitates open source development of automotive software. The aim is…

Webinar: Oral History of Open Source

This webinar covers a new project by Heather Meeker to capture the voices of people behind the open source community and its growth to dominate the software industry as a…

Webinar: Inner Source and the OSPO

This webinar discusses how Inner Source approaches can benefit Open Source Program Offices (OSPOs). Check Out The Rest Of Our Webinars This is OpenChain Webinar #43, released on 2022-06-19.

Webinar: Challenges and Opportunities for SCA Vendors in China + Quantifying Open Source Risk in M&A

This webinar explores how SCA and tooling vendors in China are addressing the local market, and how open source risk can be managed around M&A. Check Out The Rest Of…

Webinar: OSPO MindMap

This webinar covers the OSPO MindMap being created by the TODO Group community, and explains how it can help companies managing their open source use. Check Out The Rest Of…

Webinar: FOSSLight (Korean with Chinese and Japanese Subtitles)

This webinar covers FOSSLight, a new open source project for open source license compliance from the Korean community. This is a quiet landmark for the OpenChain Project: our first non-English…

Webinar: Semi-Automated Clearing Of Files With Proximity Matching

This webinar returned to automation topics with a review of how clearing can be made faster by using techniques like proximity matching. While approaches like this inherently depend on the…

Webinar: Security Today

This webinar provided a snapshot of developments around open source and security topics, an increasingly important part of open source governance and management. While not intended to cover all the…

Webinar: The Mulan License

This webinar unpacked the Mulan license family, an emerging activity from China with implications regarding the governance of open source as it expands around the world. Providing licenses designed in…

Webinar: Netfilter and McHardy Settlement

This webinar provided a case study of the settlement between the Netfilter Project and Patrick McHardy, a concluding chapter of the long-running “copyright trolling” concern that had caused concern in…

Webinar: GPLv3 Case in Italy

This webinar provided a practical case-study of a GPLv3 enforcement case in Italy, allowing viewers to understand how such situations unfold, and what they mean for open source governance and…

Webinar: The TODO Group

This webinar explained the TODO Group, a Linux Foundation project designed to help Open Source Program Offices (OSPO) get started, mature and contribute to open source projects. Check Out The…

Webinar: The McHardy Story

This webinar provided a case-study around a long-lasting concern around “copyright trolling” that faced the open source community for around a decade. It explored the beginnings, the lessons learned, and…

Webinar: Getting Started With OpenChain

This webinar was a simple overview of how companies can begin to engage with the OpenChain Project, the standard for open source license compliance it maintains, and use the reference…

Webinar: Agile Development

This webinar unpacked some of the topics related to agile development in the supply chain. A popular concept, it nevertheless relies on structure to ensure “agile” does not mean “messy.”…

Webinar: Automation Case Study + Continual Improvement In Compliance Programs

This webinar highlighted an on-going automation case study by the OpenChain Automation Work Group, and how compliance programs can bake continual improvement (kaizen) into their daily work. Check Out Our…

Webinar: OpenChain ISO 5230 in real-world project management + Governance in humanitarian deployments

This webinar focused on real-world usage of ISO 5230 and the practical issue of how open source governance can be addressed in high-pressure, low-resource environments like humanitarian deployments. Check Out…

Webinar: Securing the Development & Supply Chain of Open Source Software

This webinar explored the topic of how security can be addressed in the context of open source development and deployment. While critical to the long-term management of open source, it…

Webinar: ISO 5230 Readiness Assessment

This webinar covered the concept of preparing for adoption of ISO 5230 via readiness assessments. This approach can provide a company with a structured way of allocating resources to improve…

Webinar: Open Hardware at CERN, FOSSLight Overview and Automating Yocto with SPDX

This webinar covered a lot of ground with open hardware, new open source automation from Korea and methods of using SPDX with the Yocto Project. It provided a solid way…

Webinar: Compliance Around Old Development Projects + ISO 5230 in Software Quality Management

In this webinar we had two great talks and a very active Q&A. First we had Dr. Till Jaeger from JBB Rechtsanwälte on ‘How to bring an ancient development project…

Webinar: Variants of the GPLv2

This webinar explored the variants of the GPLv2 that exist and have existed throughout the years, highlighting the existence of small changes in details that may be relevant to some…

Webinar: OpenChain ISO 5230 in Venture Capital

This webinar explored how ISO 5230, the International Standard for open source license compliance, is being used by Venture Capital firms to assess the quality of corporate governance they encounter….

Webinar: Linux License Clean-Up Disorder Dispelled + ISO 5230 in the Context of Security

This webinar unpacked the complexity and solutions for addressing licensing across a large code-base like the Linux Kernel, and it explained how ISO 5230 has been applied to the security…

Webinar: OpenChain as an Inclusive Community

This webinar explored how the OpenChain Project has fostered an inclusive community, and what that means for the development of local and global work groups. Check Out The Rest Of…

Webinar: Automation Workflows, IP Protection, Legal Solvers

This webinar covered three major items: You can see some of the images and slides below. Check Out The Rest Of Our Webinars This is OpenChain Webinar #20, released on…

Webinar: OpenChain ISO 5230 in the Supply Chain

This webinar explains how ISO 5230, the International Standard for open source license compliance, works with and changes the global supply chain. Check Out The Rest Of Our Webinars This…

Webinar: Exploring Sustainable Community Management Through FreeDOS

FreeDOS is a 23 year old community project focused on providing a complete DOS-compatible environment for running legacy software and supporting embedded systems. It has maintained stable development and community management…

Webinar: LFX – Tools to Build and Scale Sustainable Technologies

LFX is a toolkit from The Linux Foundation built to facilitate every aspect of open source development. Get a full overview of project analytic tools, IP risk containment, security and…

Webinar: ISO/IEC 5230 Contribution and Extensions

This webinar explained how to help with the development of OpenChain ISO/IEC 5230, including contributing new ideas, or potentially expanding aspects of its use. As an open project, ensuring everyone…

Webinar: Michael Poe on His Journey to Open Source

We heard from Michael G. Poe, a newcomer to the world of Open Source Compliance and current Sales Manager with FossID.  He shared his thoughts on his surprising journey from…

Webinar: Issues with Open Source License Compliance in Consumer Electronics

On this webinar Tim Bird of Sony spoke on ‘Issues with Open Source License Compliance in Consumer Electronics’, a variant of a speech recently delivered at Open Source Summit Europe,…

Webinar: Build Your Own Open Source Policy With The OSADL Template

This webinar welcomed Carsten Emde and Caren Kresse from OSADL to talk about building your own Open Source policy with the OSADL template. Check Out The Rest Of Our Webinars This…

Webinar: Community Specification + OpenChain Reference Library

On this episode we had Seth Newberry from Joint Development Foundation join the call and explain how the new Community Specification on GitHub can help projects prepare for building sustainable…

Webinar: Open Source Issues Remediation + Community Bridge and SPDX Online Tools + CII Best Practices

In our biggest webinar to date, Jari Koivisto talked about Open Source Issues Remediation, Gary O’Neall talked about Community Bridge and SPDX Online Tools and David Wheeler talked about CII Best…

Webinar: Joint Development Foundation

Seth Newberry from the Joint Development Foundation joined us to provide an overview of what they do, how it impacts OpenChain, and what it means for other open source and…

Webinar: OpenChain Self-Certification Questionnaire

This webinar was a live walk-through of the Conformance Questionnaire with example solutions to each question required for OpenChain conformance. It was designed to be immediately useful to any organization…

Webinar: Compliance @ GitLab

We took a look at how GitLab addresses compliance for this webinar on the 20th of July. Mo Khan, Senior Backend Engineer, explained the approach offered to users and why…

Webinar: Lessons Learned + Future Leaders

This webinar covered two strategic topics. VM (Vicky) Brasseur opened with a discussion on Lessons Learned over her wide-ranging career in open source and business. Katy Gibson and Robert Grannells…

Webinar: OpenChain China, Japan, Korea – a discussion on community building

In this webinar we covered “OpenChain China, Japan, Korea – a discussion on community building” featuring short interviews with Jerry (China), Haksung (Korea) and Fukuchi San (Japan) about local community…

Webinar: Software Heritage + Making Compliance Scalable in a Container World

This time we explored Software Heritage, an initiative whose goal is to collect, preserve, and share software code, and continued our discussion of containers from the perspective of scalable compliance….

Webinar: Unpacking SPDX 2 2 + SPDX Lite

In this webinar we unpacked how the newly released SPDX 2.2. SPDX, as a leading industry standard for Software Bill of Materials, plays a pivotal role in the implementation of…

Webinar: Contribution Policies + Open Source in M&A

In this webinar Tobie Langel spoke about ‘Open Source Contribution Policies That Don’t Suck.’ Leon Schwartz and Tony Decicco from GTC Law provided an overview of open source-related topics in…

Webinar: China Update + Facebook Case Study

This webinar is about the current Chinese market and it also provides an update on what Facebook is doing around open source governance and licensing. Our Presenters Maggie Wang spoke…

Webinar: Supply Chain Governance + Container Compliance – Full Recording

This webinar covers Supply Chain Governance and Container Compliance. Our Presenters Dr. Nikolay Harutyunyan spoke about ‘Corporate Open Source Governance of Software Supply Chains’, a talk based on recently published…

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