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Shane Coughlan

Save the Date: OpenChain @ greymatter Cloud Enablement – 14th Dec

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The OpenChain Project will be featured at the greymatter Cloud Enablement event at the University of Exeter in the UK on the 14th of December. Martin Callinan from Source Code Control will introduce our project and explain how it fits into effective governance approaches.

Agenda

8:30 Registration
9:00 Introductions
9:30 An Introduction to Azure with Tristan Edwards, Grey Matter
11:00 Break
11:30 Cloud security with Gemma Allen, Barracuda
12:15 Code security in Azure with Martin Callinan and Paul McAdam, Source Code Control
13:00 Lunch and finish

Venue

The Deck, Innovation Centre @ University of Exeter, EX4 4RN

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OpenChain Japan Work Group – 7th Meeting on 5th December

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TUV SUD Japan will host the 7th OpenChain Japan Work Group meeting from 13:30 to 16:00 on the 5th of November. As usual we will have a packed agenda with a lot of contributions from different individuals at different companies. One of the key items address in this meeting will be the outcomes of the sub-groups, particularly around areas like the creation of reference business work flows.

Location

TUV SUD Japan
Sumitomo Fudosan, Nishi-shinjuku Bldg. No.4 8F 4-33-4 Nishi-Shinjuku Shinjuku-ku Tokyo 160-0023 Japan

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OpenChain @ OSC Osaka 2019

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The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that we will have a volunteer presence at the forthcoming OSC Osaka event in January 2019. Dote San from Micware – one of our contributors from West Japan – will be leading outreach. The event and our outreach will be held in the Japanese language.

Date /日程:

Fri. 25th Jan 2019 13:00-18:05 (Speech only)
Sat. 26th Jan 2019 10:00-18:00 (Speech and Exhibition)

2019年1月25日(金) 13:00~18:05(展示は2日目のみ)
1月26日(土) 10:00~18:00(展示:10:30~16:00)

会場:

Osaka Sangyou Souzoukan , 1-4-5 Honmachi chuouku, Osaka city

大阪産業創造館(地下鉄 堺筋本町駅 徒歩5分)→[アクセスマップ] [OpenStreetMap] (OSC受付:1/25(金)ー5F、1/26(土)ー3F)

Fee /無料:

Free

Theme /内容:

  • News about Open Source
  • Exhibition and Speech of Open Source Community/Corporations
  • 展示 – オープンソースコミュニティ、企業・団体による展示
  • セミナー – オープンソースの最新情報を提供

URL: https://www.ospn.jp/osc2019-osaka/

Experience the OpenChain Reference Training Slides Online

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The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce a fun and useful new format for the OpenChain Reference Training Slides, a core part of the OpenChain Curriculum material.

Masao Taniguchi from NEC has created a HackMD version of the Reference Slides and it can be accessed, used and shared by anyone from this link:

Another example of our community at work!

Do you want to contribute something to the OpenChain Project? From refining material to translating material to creating entirely new stuff, your starting point is always our mailing list:

OpenChain @ Global Automobile Manufacturers

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KAMA-JAMA-VDA-AAM. This is a bit of a mouthful but bear with us. It stands for:

Yesterday Masato Endo from Toyota delivered a presentation to introduce the OpenChain Project to KAMA-JAMA-VDA-AAM members. This marks the beginning of a dialogue about how OpenChain can support the global automotive industry with managing open source compliance in the supply chain.

Watch this space.

OpenChain @ greymatter Real World DevOps

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The OpenChain Project was discussed at two events hosted by Grey Matter Ltd. in the UK. Martin Callinan from Source Code Control, an OpenChain Partner, presented our project and goals to diverse audiences.

The first event took place in The Studio Manchester on Tuesday 27th November. Attendees were treated to a packed workshop:

  • 10:00 Arrival and intros
  • 10:30 Microsoft – Azure DevOps
  • 12:00 Break and refreshments
  • 12:30 Source Code Control – Continuous compliance
  • 14:00 Lunch and finish

The second event took place in the Mercure London Hyde Park on Thursday 29th November. It was another busy event:

  • 10:00 Arrival and intros
  • 10:30 Microsoft – Azure DevOps
  • 12:00 Break and refreshments
  • 12:30 Source Code Control – Continuous compliance
  • 14:00 Lunch and finish

As with all OpenChain-related events, the goal was to share knowledge and to build connections in support of our long-term goal of building great open source compliance across the supply chain.

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Updated OpenChain Open Source Compliance Training Slides in Korean

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The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce an updated version of the Open Source Compliance Training Slides in Korean. These cover all the core topics needed to educate personnel involved in quality open source compliance programs. These slides formally support the OpenChain Specification 1.1 but can be used for any version of the OpenChain Specification and any open source training program. The slides are available under CC-0 licensing (effectively public domain) and can be used for any purpose without restriction.

Our sincere thanks are due to Haksung Jang (LG Electronics) and Jongbaek Park (BKL Law Firm) for their translation work.

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OpenChain @ Kansai Open Forum – 10th November

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The OpenChain Project was represented at the Kansai Open Forum on the 10th of November by Tomo Dote of Micware. Dote San provided a keynote covering both OpenChain and our sister project SPDX, and he held a booth exhibit to showcase the practical adoption of both projects throughout the event. Another example of the great OpenChain Japan Working Group community in action!

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OpenChain @ Intellectual Property Owners Association

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The OpenChain Project was featured at the monthly meeting of the Intellectual Property Owners Association open source committee on the 19th of November. Shane Coughlan, OpenChain General Manager, provided a recap of the OpenChain Project goals and proceeded to outline recent and projected future developments.

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Contribute to OpenChain 2.0 – The New Standard for Compliance

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The OpenChain Project is preparing the next generation of our standard. This standard outlines the key requirements of a quality open source compliance program. The 2.0 version of OpenChain will build our the language of our currently deployed version – 1.2 – to improve ease of adoption. None of the requirements will change and all entities conformant to 1.2 will be conformant to 2.0.

We are seeking input and comments on the draft 2.0 standard. You can see the working draft of the document on our wiki and you can provide feedback via our mailing list, via our first and third Monday calls, or directly by email to coughlan@linux.com

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