Samsung Electronics Announces OpenChain ISO 5230 Conformance

By July 7, 2021Featured, News

2021-07-08 – San Francisco – Samsung Electronics announces adoption of OpenChain ISO 5230, the International Standard for open source compliance. They join a growing community of companies in the consumer electronics, automotive, cloud computing and telecommunications field in using this standard to manage supply chains.

“Samsung Electronics has been consistently striving to build an open source compliance process. Our adoption of OpenChain ISO 5230 reflects our ongoing commitment to excellence in our field,” says Daniel Park, Head of Open Source Group. “OpenChain has greatly helped improve the efficiency and confidence of the process. We are pleased to be a part of OpenChain and sincerely look forward to further developing this standard with our peers and suppliers.”

“Open source provides an unmatched platform for innovation,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain General Manager. “To get the most out of this platform the key is to have effective, efficient processes. OpenChain ISO 5230 delivers this for license compliance activities. We are delighted to welcome Samsung Electronics to our community of conformance. Their leadership in this area will help accelerate our mission throughout the supply chain.”

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