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OpenChain Webinar #9 – OpenChain Self-Certification Questionnaire – Full Recording

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This week we did something a little bit special with the webinar format. It was a live walk-through of the Conformance Questionnaire with example solutions to each question required for OpenChain conformance. This is the first run-through of what will become a formal OpenChain video guide later in the month. As such, it was interactive, and suggestions for improvement were taken on-board.

Of course, this run-through will be immediately useful to any organization considering or undergoing OpenChain conformance right now.

This is part of the bi-weekly OpenChain Webinar series. Every two weeks we have international speakers covering a wide range of topics related to practical open source compliance challenges, solutions and considerations.

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OpenChain Reference Tooling Work Group Meeting – July 27th – Morning and Afternoon – Full Recording

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The OpenChain Reference Tooling Work Group meets bi-weekly to discuss open source tools for open source compliance. There are frequent demos and discussions around practical use. This is a good place to engage if you are considering open source tooling for your compliance activities.

This video is intended to give you an example of what our community gets up to in this area.

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OpenChain Fourth Monday Spec Call – July 2020 – Full Recording

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We are discussing ideas and observations regarding OpenChain 2.0. This maps perfectly to our forthcoming ISO/IEC International Standard, currently under ballot as DIS5230, voting finishes September 23rd.

Some of the comments raised will be addressed through reference material. Some of the comments will feed into discussions for further drafts of the standard.

You can be part of this by joining our bi-weekly calls. We speak at 9am Pacific on the Second Monday and 5pm Pacific on the Fourth Monday of each month. These discussions are Chaired by Mark Gisi, the leader of the Specification Work Team.

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Wipro Limited is the latest OpenChain Partner

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SAN FRANCISCO, August 4, 2020 –The OpenChain Project today announced Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company as the latest participant in the growing partner program. Wipro will provide an important bridge between companies seeking to adopt the OpenChain industry standard for compliance and the implementation of quality open source compliance programs.

“Wipro is delighted to join the growing OpenChain partner ecosystem and support the additional uptake of the industry standard for open source compliance,” says Andrew Aitken, Global Open Source Practice Leader, Wipro Limited. “We are keen to support members on their open source strategy and compliance journey through our unique advisory services. We look forward to supporting OpenChain as it graduates from ISO as a fully-fledged formal International Standard.”

“Wipro occupies a significant place in the global services industry,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain General Manager. “Our new partnership offers great potential to ensure that the forthcoming formalization of OpenChain as an International Standard can be messaged and understood as widely as possible. We are looking forward to collaborating closely with Andrew, Gilles and the rest of the team specialized in open source.”

About Wipro Limited

Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. We harness the power of cognitive computing, hyper-automation, robotics, cloud, analytics and emerging technologies to help our clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, we have over 180,000 dedicated employees serving clients across six continents. Together, we discover ideas and connect the dots to build a better and a bold new future.

OpenChain Webinar #9 – Today (Monday) at 9am Pacific – The OpenChain Conformance Questionnaire

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This week we will be doing something a little bit special with the webinar format. It will be a live walk-through of the Conformance Questionnaire with example solutions to each question required for OpenChain conformance. This is the first run-through of what will become a formal OpenChain video guide later in the month. As such, it will be interactive, and your suggestions for improvement will be taken on-board. Meanwhile, this run-through will be immediately useful to any organization considering or undergoing OpenChain conformance right now. Join us at 9am Pacific.

This is part of the bi-weekly OpenChain Webinar series. Every two weeks we have international speakers covering a wide range of topics related to practical open source compliance challenges, solutions and considerations. You can learn more about this series here: 
https://www.openchainproject.org/webinars-interviews

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OpenChain Sponsors COSCUP Again – Local Team Doing Awesome Talk As Well

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The OpenChain Project is once again sponsoring the COSCUP conference in Taiwan, an event that provides a unique opportunity to connect with individuals at the heart of one of the most innovative locations for information technology. Even more importantly, our OpenChain Taiwan Work Group founders, SZ Lin and Lucien Lin, will be delivering a talk on the first day of the event, August 1st!

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2020 / 08 / 01
16:10 ~ 16:40
RB105 主議程軌

OpenChain 開源合規業界標準 – 有效管理使用開源軟體的法遵之道
by 林上智 (SZ LIN)Lucien C.H. Lin 林誠夏漢語

OpenChain是開源軟體使用在企業供應鏈裡的合規及法遵建議流程,它讓軟體供應的上下游在交付上都有所依循,並且能融入與開源軟體開發社群的互動之道!


OpenChain是開源軟體使用在企業供應鏈裡的合規及法遵建議流程,它讓軟體供應的上下游在交付上都有所依循,並且能融入與開源軟體開發社群的互動之道!

開源軟體 (Open Source Software) 在這幾年成為資通訊領域的主流趨勢,舉凡從 5G (ORAN)、區塊鍊、 AI、Cloud、到 Embedded Linux 等等,從應用層到 driver 層都已經被大量使用。從消費端到工業應用,業界已非常頻繁的使用開源軟體 (Open Source Software) 來整合或進行二次開發。

然而,開源軟體在著作權利上並非無主物,使用開源軟體在合規及法遵面,第一步就是要遵循並履行該開源軟體的授權條款義務,如使用 GPL 授權的程式就要依散布情境來提供程式源碼給程式的收受者,並且標註修改等等。如何多元取用開源軟體,又能妥善合於各開源條款的規定,就是商業利用者或會覺得困擾,但又不得不正向處理的當前要務。而為了讓企業產業鏈之間,能合規且有效的管理並使用開源軟體,Linux Foundation 成立了 OpenChain 專案,由多所跨領域之企業分享其管理流程,並進而一同制定開源合規的流程及規範。

OpenChain 這套管理流程,即將在今年成為 ISO/ IEC 國際標準,此次分享會的主軸在為9月OpenChain TW Group的公開活動作引,介紹 OpenChain 最新規範以及業界狀態,並以實例說明,透過導入 OpenChain,如何讓產業能兼務社群交誼和互動,除了讓組織能統性且有效率的管理開源軟體,亦能同時降低企業風險,以及減少研發資源不必要的花費。

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Bitsea is the Latest OpenChain Partner

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Bitsea, a company helping customers to analyse, assess, and optimize Software Development processes, has joined the OpenChain Partner program. This marks another significant expansion of the OpenChain ecosystem into the German software industry, and provides another milestone in our preparation to support our growth as a formal International Standard in Q4.

“Bitsea is delighted to join the OpenChain Partner program,” says Dr. Andreas Kotulla. “We have a long history of supporting excellent in open source and we look forward to helping our customers and adjacent companies understand and apply the OpenChain standard for quality open source compliance programs.”

“A key pillar of the OpenChain community is support,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain General Manager. “A great deal of this support is provided by our local and global work groups, consisting largely of user companies. However, there is a substantial proportion of this support provided by partners, and they provide a vital role in ensuring the sustainability of our industry standard. Bitsea will help bolster our support network and their deep experience will benefit everyone seeking to build out a quality open source compliance program.”

OpenChain Webinar #8: Compliance @ GitLab – Full Recording

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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 it is effective. One of the most interesting things we explored is how it all works with CI/CD, a hot topic in the OpenChain community and beyond.

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OpenChain Webinar #8 – Compliance @ GitLab – 5pm Pacific, July 20th

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We are taking a look at how GitLab addresses compliance for this webinar. Mo Khan, Senior Backend Engineer, will explain the approach offered to users and explain why it works. One of the most interesting things we can explore is how it all works with CI/CD.

We will allow plenty of time for questions and comments, so this is a perfect webinar to start engaging with the OpenChain community.

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