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Reminder: Fourth Meeting of the OpenChain Japan Work Group

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The OpenChain Japan Work Group has its fourth meeting at Toyota’s Midland Square offices on the 13th of June. Representatives from more than 20 companies are already confirmed to attend. It will be a great chance to obtain practical case studies, reference material and to network.

The meeting will be held in Japanese. If you want to attend please reach out to <hiroki_takemi@mail.toyota.co.jp>.

Details in Japanese

OpenChain_Japan_WG関係者の皆様

いつもお世話になっております。
トヨタ自動車株式会社
知的財産部 コーポレート知財室
竹見 宏樹です。

6月開催予定のJapan_WG(弊社ホスト)を下記の通りご案内させて頂きます。

つきましては、参加希望の方は「会社名」、「氏名」、「懇親会参加可否」の3点を、
竹見<hiroki_takemi@mail.toyota.co.jp>までご連絡いただきますようお願いします(5/28(月)〆)。
※弊社側の入館手続きに上記情報が必要となります。

【日時】6/13(水)13:30-16:30
【場所】トヨタ自動車名古屋オフィス(ミッドランドスクエア)
<http://www.toyota.co.jp/jpn/company/about_toyota/outline/nagoya_office.html>
【備考】
① 当日、私から入館カードをお配りしますので13:30に弊社名古屋オフィス総合受付(ミッドランドスクエア24F)に集合ください。
※ミッドランドスクエア1Fから24Fまでシャトルエレベータがございます。ご利用ください。
② Japan_WG終了後に懇親会を予定しております(会費4~5000円程度を予定)。
③ 同建物内にて弊社ショールームがございますのでご都合よろしければ是非ご観覧頂ければと存じます。
<http://www.toyota.co.jp/showroom_midlandsquare/>

当日アジェンダを募集しておりますので、Japan_WGメーリングリスト若しくは竹見に直接ご連絡ください。

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OpenChain Releases Compliance Process Kanban Guides

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The OpenChain Project is delighted to release two reference kanban workflows, one contributed from ID Law Partners in Spain and the other contributed from Source Code Control in the UK. These contributions provide inspiration around how organizations can use a simple workflow to check and improve their open source compliance activities. The end goal of both reference kanban workflows is to support OpenChain Conformance, but it is worth noting that the materials are also suitable for activities adjacent to or separate from specific conformance initiatives.

“The OpenChain Project has a community-developed Specification that outlines the key processes of a quality open source compliance program,” says Shane Coughlan, Project Director. “Specifying these key processes has immense value in focusing resources to solve important challenges. However, the OpenChain Project goes further than this, and now provides a wealth of reference material and guidance documentation. The releases today are an important example of this. These kanban documents have already proven to be invaluable to assist with improving compliance processes and in assisting with OpenChain Conformance. Now they are available to all under CC-0 licensing.”

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OpenChain Receives Checklist Contribution

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OpenChain Receives Checklist Contribution

SAN FRANCISCO, United States, June 22, 2017 — On the 14th of June the OpenChain Project received a contribution of educational flowcharts from Armijn Hemel and Shane Coughlan’s publication ‘Practical GPL Compliance.’ Today the OpenChain Project announced that it has received a contribution of additional educational checklists and supplementary commentary from the same book. All of this material is being made available under a CC-0 license.

“The educational material made available over the last two weeks can be applied to process management, best practices and training around open source compliance,” says Shane Coughlan. “It is a natural fit with the OpenChain Project’s onboarding and curriculum activities and will be considered for inclusion in future releases. Meanwhile, due to the nature of the CC-0 license it is released under, anyone can use, study, share and improve this material for any purpose. By undertaking these releases we hope to inspire further engagement and collaboration from diverse stakeholders in the eco-system.”

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.

More information is available from the OpenChain Project website at www.openchainproject.org. Companies of all sizes are invited to review the OpenChain Project, to use the free Online Self-Certification, and to support building a web of trust for open source compliance across the global supply chain.

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