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August 20, 2018 in News

Help Improve The Draft OpenChain Specification 1.2 in Russian

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that we now have a draft of the OpenChain Specification 1.2 in Russian. This document was contributed by Denis Dorotenko at Yandex and…
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August 20, 2018 in News

Help Improve The Draft OpenChain Specification 1.2 in Hindi

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that we now have a draft of the OpenChain Specification 1.2 in Hindi. This document was contributed by Shuvajit Mitra at Infosys and it…
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August 17, 2018 in News

OpenChain Social Event @ Open Source Summit North America

The OpenChain Project will host a social event adjacent to Open Source Summit North America. It takes place after our official workshop and will be held at the Mosaic Grille in…
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August 17, 2018 in News

OpenChain Workshop @ Open Source Summit North America

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce we will host an open source license compliance workshop adjacent to Open Source Summit. The workshop will feature new compliance reference material, new…
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July 18, 2018 in News

OpenChain in Taiwan – 3 Days – 3 Workshops – August 9th to 12th

The OpenChain Project is hosting three free workshops in Taipei during August. These are designed around the COSCUP Conference and will provide everything from compliance basics through to deep dives.…
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July 17, 2018 in News

OpenChain Keynotes @ FOSS4G-Europe

The OpenChain Project took center stage at the FOSS4G-Europe Conference with a keynote by Malcolm Bain of ID Law Partners, an OpenChain Partner Organization. This event brings the European FOSS4G community…
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July 17, 2018 in News

OpenChain Announces Legal Track @ COSCUP – 12th August

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that we will be hosting a legal track at the upcoming COSCUP event in Taipei, Taiwan. This event will start at 9:30 in the…
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July 17, 2018 in News

OpenChain Announces Four More Japanese Case Studies

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce the release of four anonymous open source compliance case studies from Japan. These case studies mark the conclusion of our sequence of releases…
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July 16, 2018 in News

OpenChain Announces Second Set Of Reference Tooling Slides

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce the release of a second set of tooling slides. These slides were contributed by Software Compliance Academy, one of our strategic partners in…
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July 12, 2018 in News

OpenChain Announces Three Consumer Devices Case Studies

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce three consumer device company case studies. These encompass company approaches, priorities and engagement with OpenChain. They are provided in anonymous format from major…
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July 12, 2018 in News

OpenChain Announces Second Workshop in Taipei – 9th August

The OpenChain Project will host an open source compliance workshop in Taipei on the 9th of August in collaboration with Moxa Systems. This free workshop is targeted towards a general…
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July 10, 2018 in News

OpenChain Announces Workshop @ OCF – 10th August

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that we will be hosting a compliance workshop in partnership with Open Culture Foundation (OCF) in Taipei, Taiwan. This event is in partnership…
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June 21, 2018 in News

OpenChain Project @ Open Source Summit Japan – The Slides

The OpenChain Project is delighted to make our slides from Open Source Summit Japan 2018 available to all parties. These slides are licensed under the CC-0 (effectively public domain) license.…
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June 21, 2018 in News

OpenChain Announces Japanese Website

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that our Japanese website will launch in July. This website and accompanying free, online conformance questionnaire, will allow Japanese companies of all sizes…
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June 21, 2018 in News

OpenChain Project Announces Hitachi Solutions Case Study

The OpenChain Project is proud to announce the release of an open source compliance case study from Fujitsu. This case study joins our growing body of examples and knowledge-sharing from…
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June 21, 2018 in News

OpenChain Project Announces Fujitsu Case Study

The OpenChain Project is proud to announce the release of an open source compliance case study from Fujitsu. This case study joins our growing body of examples and knowledge-sharing from…
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June 21, 2018 in News

OpenChain Project Announces Toyota Case Study

The OpenChain Project is proud to announce the release of an open source compliance case study from Toyota. This case study joins our growing body of examples and knowledge-sharing from…
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June 21, 2018 in News

OpenChain Announces Japanese Checklists

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce the immediate availability of Japanese checklists to assist with open source compliance and OpenChain conformance. These checklists are part of the project's curriculum…
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June 21, 2018 in News

OpenChain Project Announces Japanese Onboarding Material

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce the immediate availability of onboarding material in Japanese. These documents are intended to help companies quickly understand the purpose and value of OpenChain,…
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June 21, 2018 in News

OpenChain @ Toyota’s Keynote in Open Source Summit Japan

The OpenChain Project took center stage during Toyota's keynote at Open Source Summit Japan. Masato Endo explained how our community makes open source compliance more accessible, effective and cost efficient. He highlighted…
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June 14, 2018 in News

OpenChain Announces WeChat Group for China

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce the creation of a WeChat group to share news with the Chinese community. Everyone is invited to join and to contribute to our…
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June 14, 2018 in News

OpenChain @ FOSS Compliance Intensive Seminar Berlin

The OpenChain Project will be featured at a workshop co-organized by our partner Software Compliance Academy and the experienced open source company KDAB in Berlin on the 14th and 15th…
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June 14, 2018 in News

OpenChain Workshop @ FOSS Backstage

The OpenChain Project ran a well-attended workshop at the FOSS Backstage event in Berlin on the 14th of June. The workshop discussed the OpenChain standard, reference materials, and how projects…
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June 14, 2018 in News

OpenChain Keynote @ FOSS Backstage

The OpenChain Project was featured during the opening keynote of FOSS Backstage on the 14th of June. The keynote was delivered by Shane Coughlan, OpenChain Project Director, and was focused…
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June 13, 2018 in News

OpenChain Japan Work Group @ Toyota in Nagoya

The OpenChain Japan Work Group held its fourth formal meeting on the 13th of June at the Toyota Midland Square Facility in Nagoya. The meeting was attended by over 40…
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June 10, 2018 in News

OpenChain Announces Two New Partners

The OpenChain Project is proud to announce that Source Code Control (UK) and EACG (Germany) have joined our pilot partner program. These two organizations have a long history of providing…
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June 10, 2018 in News

OpenChain Announces Automotive Case Studies

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce the immediate availability of three automotive case studies. These case studies are an anonymous output of the recent Legal and Licensing Workshop in…
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June 10, 2018 in News

OpenChain Announces Redesigned Website

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce a redesigned website that makes it easier than ever to find information about conformance and reference material for companies of all sizes using…
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June 7, 2018 in News

OpenChain Announces Sony Case Study

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce the immediate availability of a case study from Sony. This contribution is part of the output of our excellent Japan Work Group and…
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June 7, 2018 in News

OpenChain Workshop at LinuxCon China – Schedule and Registration Details

The OpenChain Project will host a Compliance Workshop from 8am to 12 noon on the 25th of June at LinuxCon China (Beijing). Everyone is invited to attend free of charge.…
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June 5, 2018 in News, Uncategorized

Reminder: Fourth Meeting of the OpenChain Japan Work Group

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.…
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June 5, 2018 in News

OpenChain Announces Hitachi Case Study

The OpenChain Project today announces the release of the second case study from the Japan Work Group. This case study features Hitachi and is available in English and Japanese. This…
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May 31, 2018 in News

OpenChain Announces Japanese Case Studies

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that our Japan Work Group has produced a series of case-studies in English and Japanese from named and anonymous members of the local…
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May 17, 2018 in News

OpenChain @ Asian Legal Network Beijing

The next Asian Legal Network event will take place on the 28th May in Beijing. OpenChain Project will be featured in a keynote speech. This will lay the foundation for…
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May 16, 2018 in News

Announcing the OpenChain Workshop @ LinuxCon China

Announcing the OpenChain Workshop @ LinuxCon China 08:00~12:00 on June 25 2018 in Beijing. Local and International Open Source Compliance. Free for all to attend. OpenChain 项目将于 6 月 25…
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May 16, 2018 in News, Uncategorized

OpenChain Releases Compliance Process Kanban Guides

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.…
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May 16, 2018 in News

OpenChain @ COSCUP Taiwan 2018 – Legal Track, Multiple Speakers

The OpenChain Project will be featured at (and a sponsor of) COSCUP in Taipei on the 11th and 12th of August 2018. Our project leader Shane Coughlan along with Japanese…
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May 15, 2018 in News

OpenChain Project Announces Tooling Overview Slides

OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that we have received tooling overview slides from Software Compliance Academy in Germany. This contribution provides a high level overview and more specific explanations…
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May 15, 2018 in News

FOSS Compliance Seminar Featuring OpenChain in Berlin

The Software Compliance Academy will host a FOSS Compliance Seminar on June 14th to 15th in Berlin. This seminar will feature the OpenChain Specification and reference material, providing a great…
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May 15, 2018 in News

OpenChain Onboarding Slides in German

The OpenChain Project has received a contribution of localized onboarding slides from Bird & Bird in Germany. This short deck is designed to help organizations without prior knowledge of OpenChain…
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May 14, 2018 in News

OpenChain Workshop in Taipei

Today features the second OpenChain Workshop in Taipei. This event builds on a compliance workshop held during April and marks another step towards the Legal Track that OpenChain will help…
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May 14, 2018 in News

Toyota and Strategic Engagement with Compliance via OpenChain

Toyota has built strong ties into the global open source development community and into areas related to open source patent non-aggression and copyright compliance. During the Legal & Licensing Workshop…
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May 11, 2018 in News

Meet the OpenChain Conformance and Compliance Checklist

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce the immediate availability of a Conformance and Compliance Checklist to assist with quick, easy and effective adoption of key requirements for quality open source…
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May 11, 2018 in News

OpenChain Specification 1.2 in Japanese

The OpenChain Specification Version 1.2 is now available in Japanese. You can get it here in PDF format. Version 1.2 is the result of the contributions of more than 150…
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April 30, 2018 in News

Save the Date: Fourth Meeting of the OpenChain Japan Work Group

The OpenChain Japan Work Group will hold its fourth meeting at Toyota's Midland Square offices on the 13th of June. This event builds on the recent meeting held at Panasonic's…
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April 19, 2018 in News

The Third Meeting of the Japan Work Group

The third meeting of the OpenChain Japan Work Group took place at the Panasonic headquarters in Osaka. This event was attended by around 30 people representing 15 organizations. Topics on…
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April 19, 2018 in News

Announcing the OpenChain Specification Version 1.2

The OpenChain Project is excited to announce the availability of the OpenChain Specification version 1.2. This document presents a refined, easier to understand and easier to translate format. Our goal…
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April 18, 2018 in News

NodeWeavers – A New OpenChain Conformant Organization

The OpenChain Project is delighted to welcome NodeWeaver as our latest organization with an OpenChain conformant program. NodeWeaver is a zero-management hyperconverged infrastructure - that integrates storage, networking and virtualization…
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April 18, 2018 in News

AB EHR – A New OpenChain Conformant Organization

The OpenChain Project is delighted to welcome AB EHR as an organization with an OpenChain Conformant program. Their participation is especially valued as it ties into collaboration with NHS England,…
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April 18, 2018 in News

The First OpenChain Case Study

The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce the release of our first case study, a collaboration with NHS England, NHS Digital and AB EHR. This case study offers an insight…
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April 18, 2018 in News

OpenChain LLW Outcomes: Case Study Template

During the Legal and Licensing Workshop in Barcelona on the 18th of April there was a workshop with a focus on useful templates for open source compliance activities. One of…
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April 18, 2018 in News

OpenChain featured in the IFOSSLR

OpenChain has been featured in the latest issue of the International Free and Open Source Software Law Review. This publication is the first law journal dedicated to open source and…
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April 18, 2018 in News

OpenChain @ The Legal and Licensing Workshop Barcelona

The OpenChain Project was featured in a workshop and a keynote speech at the recent Legal and Licensing Workshop in Barcelona. This event, hosted by the Legal Network, provides an annual…
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April 12, 2018 in News

OpenChain @ Asian Legal Network Seoul

The OpenChain Project in collaboration with Open Invention Network hosted a get-together in Korea. This was a small event centered around a meal in the city center. Our goal was…
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April 10, 2018 in News

Software Compliance Academy highlights OpenChain at Seminar

The Software Compliance Academy (one of the OpenChain Pilot Partner Program participants) ran a workshop in Germany on the 9th of April to discuss compliance. Naturally OpenChain was featured high…
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April 6, 2018 in News

OpenChain @ Asian Legal Network Tokyo

The OpenChain Project was featured at the first Asian Legal Network meeting of 2018 in Tokyo on the 6th of April. This event provided an opportunity to unpack the latest…
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March 22, 2018 in News

OpenChain at ZVEI

Software Compliance Academy highlighted the OpenChain Project, curriculum, training and specification at an event hosted on the 22nd March by ZVEI. This event marks the first major workshop featuring OpenChain…
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February 19, 2018 in News

Latest OpenChain Curriculum Draft in Simplified Chinese

Latest OpenChain Curriculum Draft in Simplified Chinese San Francisco, United States, February 19, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce the draft OpenChain Curriculum in Simplified Chinese for Specification…
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February 19, 2018 in News

Latest OpenChain Curriculum in Traditional Chinese

Latest OpenChain Curriculum in Traditional Chinese San Francisco, United States, February 19, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce the OpenChain Curriculum in Traditional Chinese for Specification 1.1. This…
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February 17, 2018 in News

Save the Date: OpenChain Curriculum Workshop in Taipei

Save the Date: OpenChain Curriculum Workshop in Taipei Yokohama, Japan, February 17, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project in partnership with the Open Culture Foundation (Taiwan) will hold a workshop between 13:30…
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February 15, 2018 in News

Save the Date: OpenChain Japan Work Group Announces Second Meeting Details

Save the Date: OpenChain Japan Work Group Announces Second Meeting Details Yokohama, Japan, February 15, 2017 -- OpenChain Japan Work Group will hold its second meeting on the 22nd of February…
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February 13, 2018 in News

Save the Date: OpenChain Project at the BCS Compliance Workshop in London

Save the Date: OpenChain Project at the BCS Compliance Workshop in London San Francisco, United States, February 13, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project will be featured at an open source compliance…
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February 12, 2018 in News

Save the Date: OpenChain Project Face-to-Face at the Leadership Summit

Save the Date: OpenChain Project Face-to-Face at the Leadership Summit Yokohama, Japan, February 15, 2017 -- The next OpenChain face-to-face will take place during the Open Source Leadership Summit in California in…
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February 10, 2018 in News

Make a Note: OpenChain Project in Taiwan and China – Plans for Q1 / Q2

Make a Note: OpenChain Project in Taiwan and China - Plans for Q1 / Q2 Yokohama, Japan, February 10, 2017 -- In collaboration with local partners the OpenChain Project is exploring the…
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January 15, 2018 in News

OpenChain Project face-to-face at the Open Source Leadership Summit

OpenChain Project face-to-face at the Open Source Leadership Summit SAN FRANCISCO, United States, January 15, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project will host a series of face-to-face meetings during the forthcoming Open…
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January 14, 2018 in News

OpenChain Project to feature at an event hosted by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

OpenChain Project to feature at an event hosted by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT SAN FRANCISCO, United States, January 14, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project will be featured at an…
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January 14, 2018 in News

OpenChain Project announces third Japan Work Group meeting

OpenChain Project announces third Japan Work Group meeting SAN FRANCISCO, United States, January 14, 2017 -- The Japan Work Group of the OpenChain Project will hold its second meeting at the…
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January 14, 2018 in News

OpenChain Project announces second Japan Work Group meeting

OpenChain Project announces second Japan Work Group meeting SAN FRANCISCO, United States, January 14, 2017 -- The Japan Work Group of the OpenChain Project will hold its second meeting at the…
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January 13, 2018 in News

OpenChain featured on the OWASP 24/7 podcast

OpenChain featured on the OWASP 24/7 podcast SAN FRANCISCO, United States, January 13, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project has been featured on the latest edition of Mark Miller's OWASP 24/7 Podcast.…
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January 9, 2018 in News

OpenChain Project to keynote at FOSS Backstage

OpenChain Project to keynote at FOSS Backstage SAN FRANCISCO, United States, January 9, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project will be featured in an opening keynote at FOSS Backstage 2018. FOSS Backstage…
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January 9, 2018 in News

OpenChain Project to keynote at Linaro Connect

OpenChain Project to keynote at Linaro Connect SAN FRANCISCO, United States, January 9, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project will be featured in an opening keynote at Linaro Connect 2018. Linaro Connect…
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January 9, 2018 in News

OpenChain Project to be featured at the World Intellectual Property Forum

OpenChain Project to be featured at the World Intellectual Property Forum SAN FRANCISCO, United States, January 9, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project will be featured at the World Intellectual Property Forum on…
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December 25, 2017 in News

The OpenChain Curriculum Flowcharts in Traditional Chinese

The OpenChain Curriculum Flowcharts in Traditional Chinese SAN FRANCISCO, United States, December 25, 2017 -- Our seasonal gift this year comes from Lucien Lin of the Open Culture Foundation in Taiwan.…
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December 22, 2017 in News

The OpenChain Curriculum Flowcharts in Simplified Chinese

The OpenChain Curriculum Flowcharts in Simplified Chinese SAN FRANCISCO, United States, December 22, 2017 -- OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that our reference Curriculum Flowcharts, originally contributed from the book…
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December 21, 2017 in News

The OpenChain Curriculum Flowcharts in Korean

The OpenChain Curriculum Flowcharts in Korean SAN FRANCISCO, United States, December 21, 2017 -- OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that our reference Curriculum Flowcharts, originally contributed from the book 'Practical…
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December 19, 2017 in News

The OpenChain Project in Taiwan

The OpenChain Project in Taiwan SAN FRANCISCO, United States, December 19, 2017 -- OpenChain Project representatives will meet with members of the Open Culture Foundation (OCF) in Taipei on the 26th of…
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December 15, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project announces Japanese Study Group

OpenChain Project announces Japanese Study Group SAN FRANCISCO, United States, December 15, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that on the 27th of December our first Japanese Study…
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December 10, 2017 in News

Presentation Slides from EOLE now available

Presentation Slides from EOLE now available SAN FRANCISCO, United States, December 10, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project was featured in a talk by Malcolm Bain of ID Law Partners at the…
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December 5, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project featured at Legal Network Roundtable

OpenChain Project featured at Legal Network Roundtable SAN FRANCISCO, United States, December 5, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project will be featured at the Legal Network Roundtable held at the Amadeus offices…
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December 5, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project featured at Linux Foundation Legal Summit

OpenChain Project featured at Linux Foundation Legal Summit SAN FRANCISCO, United States, December 4, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project will be featured at the Linux Foundation Legal Summit on the 5th…
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December 3, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project featured at EOLE

OpenChain Project featured at EOLE SAN FRANCISCO, United States, December 3, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project will be highlighted at the forthcoming EOLE event in Paris. Malcolm Bain from ID Law…
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November 29, 2017 in News

The benefits of the OpenChain Project in one page

The OpenChain Project in one page SAN FRANCISCO, United States, November 29, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is delighted to share the latest output from our volunteer onboarding work team: a…
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November 28, 2017 in News

The OpenChain Project announces improved FAQs

The OpenChain Project announces improved FAQs SAN FRANCISCO, United States, November 28, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project has three pillars supported by dedicated work teams. The OpenChain Specification defines a core…
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November 23, 2017 in News

The two most recent OpenChain Project talks are available on SlideShare

The two most recent OpenChain Project talks are available SlideShare SAN FRANCISCO, United States, November 24, 2017 -- 'Update on OpenChain: now we really begin' from the SFLC Fall Conference and…
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November 16, 2017 in News

‘Update on OpenChain’ at the SFLC Fall Conference

'Update on OpenChain' at the SFLC Fall Conference SAN FRANCISCO, United States, November 16, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project was featured at the SFLC Fall Conference on the 3rd of November.…
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November 14, 2017 in News

Japanese Reference Training Slides for OpenChain Specification 1.1

Japanese Reference Training Slides for OpenChain Specification 1.1 SAN FRANCISCO, United States, November 15, 2017 --The Japanese translation of OpenChain Curriculum slides has been updated for OpenChain Specification 1.1 by our…
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November 10, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project @ Open Compliance Summit

OpenChain Project @ Open Compliance Summit SAN FRANCISCO, United States, November 8, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project will feature in several talks at the Open Compliance Summit in Yokohama, Japan between the…
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November 8, 2017 in News

The OpenChain Reference Training Slides in Japanese

The OpenChain Reference Training Slides in Japanese SAN FRANCISCO, United States, November 8, 2017 --The Japanese translation of OpenChain Curriculum slides has been updated for OpenChain Specification 1.0 by our volunteer…
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November 3, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project, SPDX and Hyperledger

OpenChain Project, SPDX and Hyperledger NEW YORK, United States, November 3, 2017 -- In 2016 a sub-project began to explore how the benefits of the Blockchain could be leveraged to assist…
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November 3, 2017 in News

We’ve Updated the OpenChain Project Website

We've Updated the OpenChain Project Website NEW YORK, United States, November 3, 2017 -- As the OpenChain Project has grown, we've worked to create more resources for our community. To that…
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November 3, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project to Feature at the SFLC Fall Conference

OpenChain Project to Feature at SFLC Fall Conference NEW YORK, United States, November 3, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project will be featured in a talk entitled 'Update on OpenChain: Now we really…
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October 25, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project to Feature at the Open Source Entrepreneur Network Symposium

OpenChain Project to Feature at the Open Source Entrepreneur Network Symposium SAN FRANCISCO, United States, October 26, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project will be featured in a talk entitled 'Managing Internal or External…
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October 24, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project Welcomes Comcast As A Platinum Member

OpenChain Project Welcomes Comcast As A Platinum Member SAN FRANCISCO, United States, October 24, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that Comcast has become a Platinum Member and…
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October 23, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project Welcomes Sony As A Platinum Member

OpenChain Project Welcomes Sony As A Platinum Member SAN FRANCISCO, United States, October 23, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is proud to announce that Sony has become a Platinum Member and…
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October 16, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project to Feature at the Fifth Annual DLA Piper Global Intellectual Property Symposium

OpenChain Project to Feature at the Fifth Annual DLA Piper Global Intellectual Property Symposium SAN FRANCISCO, United States, October 16, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project will be featured in talks by Endo…
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October 12, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project Releases Quick Start Package

OpenChain Project Releases Quick Start Package SAN FRANCISCO, United States, October 12, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is proud to announce the release of an expanded Quick Start package. It consists…
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October 11, 2017 in News

你好!The OpenChain Specification is in Chinese

你好!The OpenChain Specification is in Chinese SAN FRANCISCO, United States, October 11, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that official translations of the OpenChain Specification in Simplified and…
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October 10, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project Announces Open Session at Open Source Summit Europe

OpenChain Project Announces Open Session at Open Source Summit Europe SAN FRANCISCO, United States, October 10, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project will hold an Open Session at Open Source Summit Europe…
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October 5, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project Announces Two Talks At Open Source Summit Europe

OpenChain Project Announces Two Talks At Open Source Summit Europe SAN FRANCISCO, United States, October 5, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project will be featured in two talks at the Open Source…
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October 4, 2017 in News

Bonjour! The OpenChain Specification Is In French

Bonjour! The OpenChain Specification Is In French SAN FRANCISCO, United States, October 4, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that the OpenChain Specification version 1.1 now has an…
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October 3, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project Sponsors Open Compliance Summit in Yokohama

OpenChain Project Sponsors Open Compliance Summit in Yokohama SAN FRANCISCO, United States, October 3, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is proud to sponsor the Open Compliance Summit scheduled for November 16th…
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September 28, 2017 in News

Commons Conservancy Contributes Material To The OpenChain Project

Commons Conservancy Contributes Material To The OpenChain Project SAN FRANCISCO, United States, September 28, 2017 -- The Commons Conservancy has contributed a guide to including license information in software source files…
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September 26, 2017 in News

OSADL Announces Material Contribution To The OpenChain Project

OSADL Announces Material Contribution To The OpenChain Project SAN FRANCISCO, United States, September 26, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project today announces a commitment from the Open Source Automation Development Lab to…
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September 21, 2017 in News

OpenChain Releases Unofficial Polish Translation

OpenChain Releases Unofficial Polish Translation SAN FRANCISCO, United States, September 22, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project today announces the release of an unofficial Polish translation of the OpenChain Specification 1.1. "Unofficial…
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September 21, 2017 in News

OpenChain Announces Project Director

OpenChain Announces Project Director SAN FRANCISCO, United States, September 21, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that from today Shane Coughlan will act as Project Director from the…
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September 19, 2017 in News

OpenChain Receives Additional Contribution From Moorcrofts

OpenChain Receives Additional Contribution From Moorcrofts SAN FRANCISCO, United States, September 19, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that our Onboarding Work Team has received an additional contribution of material…
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September 13, 2017 in News

FSFE Contributes REUSE Guide to OpenChain Curriculum

FSFE Contributes REUSE Guide to OpenChain Curriculum SAN FRANCISCO, United States, September 13, 2017 --The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that Free Software Foundation Europe e.V. (FSFE) has contributed their…
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September 13, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project Launches Quick Start Infographic

OpenChain Project Launches Quick Start Infographic SAN FRANCISCO, United States, September 13, 2017 --The OpenChain Project has launched a quick start infographic.   "The OpenChain Project makes open source compliance in…
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September 12, 2017 in News

OpenChain to Feature in Two Talks by Marcel Kurzmann

OpenChain to Feature in Two Talks by Marcel Kurzmann SAN FRANCISCO, United States, September 11, 2017 --The OpenChain Project will feature in two talks to be delivered by Marcel Kurzmann at…
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September 12, 2017 in News

OpenChain Featured in OSEN Podcast

OpenChain Featured in OSEN Podcast SAN FRANCISCO, United States, September 12, 2017 --The OpenChain Project is featured in the latest podcast from The Open Source Entrepreneur Network. "The OpenChain Project is…
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September 11, 2017 in News

OpenChain Curriculum Takes Center Stage at OSSummit

OpenChain Curriculum Takes Center Stage at OSSummit SAN FRANCISCO, United States, September 11, 2017 --The OpenChain Curriculum will feature in a talk entitled 'Giving Everyone Access To Open Source Best Practices'…
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September 11, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project Welcomes Hitachi

OpenChain Project Welcomes Hitachi SAN FRANCISCO, United States, September 11, 2017 --The OpenChain Project is proud to welcome Hitachi as a Platinum Member. Hitachi joins eleven other companies to take a…
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September 7, 2017 in News

OpenChain Referenced in Academic Article

OpenChain Referenced in Academic Article SAN FRANCISCO, United States, September 7, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project has been referenced in an academic article by Dirk Riehle and Nikolay Harutyunyan entitled 'License…
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August 31, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project Welcomes Toyota

OpenChain Project Welcomes Toyota SAN FRANCISCO, United States, August 31, 2017 --The OpenChain Project is proud to welcome Toyota Motor Corporation as a Platinum Member. Toyota is the first Japanese company…
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August 29, 2017 in News

OpenChain Receives Material Contribution From Moorcrofts

OpenChain Receives Material Contribution From Moorcrofts SAN FRANCISCO, United States, August 29, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that our new Onboarding Work Team has received its first…
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August 24, 2017 in News

Hallo! OpenChain is in German

Hallo! OpenChain is in German SAN FRANCISCO, United States, August 24, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that the release of the official German translation of OpenChain Specification…
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August 15, 2017 in News

OpenChain Launches Pilot Partner Program

OpenChain Launches Pilot Partner Program SAN FRANCISCO, United States, August 15, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project today announces the launch of a Pilot Partner Program.The OpenChain Project has selected five entities…
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August 11, 2017 in News

OpenChain Expands Portuguese Translations

OpenChain Expands Portuguese Translations SAN FRANCISCO, United States, August 11, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project today announces the release of onboarding handouts and slides in Portuguese. "Accessibility is a key issue…
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August 7, 2017 in News

OpenChain Welcomes credativ

OpenChain Welcomes credativ SAN FRANCISCO, United States, August 7, 2017 --The OpenChain Project is delighted to welcome credativ to the community of OpenChain Conformant organizations. "The addition of credativ brings another…
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August 7, 2017 in News

안녕! OpenChain is in Korean

안녕! OpenChain is in Korean SAN FRANCISCO, United States, August 7, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that the release of the official Korean translation of OpenChain Specification…
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August 2, 2017 in News

你好! OpenChain is in Simplified Chinese

你好! OpenChain is in Simplified Chinese SAN FRANCISCO, United States, August 3, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that the release of OpenChain onboarding material in Simplified Chinese…
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July 28, 2017 in News

OpenChain Welcomes GE Digital

OpenChain Welcomes GE Digital SAN FRANCISCO, United States, July 28, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is delighted to welcome GE Digital to the community of OpenChain Conformant organizations. “Every new participant…
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July 27, 2017 in News

OpenChain Welcomes Endocode

OpenChain Welcomes Endocode SAN FRANCISCO, United States, July 27, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is proud to welcome Endocode to the community of OpenChain Conformant organizations. “Endocode is an exceptional company,”…
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July 20, 2017 in News

OpenChain Releases Spanish Translation

OpenChain Releases Spanish Translation SAN FRANCISCO, United States, July 21, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is proud to announce that the OpenChain Specification is officially available in Spanish. This translation is…
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July 20, 2017 in News

OpenChain Welcomes Lyra Infosystems

OpenChain Welcomes Lyra Infosystems SAN FRANCISCO, United States, July 20, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is proud to welcome Lyra Infosystems to the community of OpenChain Conformant organizations. Lyra provides a…
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July 20, 2017 in News

OpenChain Receives Further Contributions of Material

OpenChain Receives Further Contributions of Material SAN FRANCISCO, United States, July 21, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project today announces the contribution and adoption of policy material for inclusion in the OpenChain…
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July 19, 2017 in News

OpenChain Receives Best Practices Contribution

OpenChain Receives Best Practices Contribution SAN FRANCISCO, United States, July 20, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project today received a contribution of two best practices documents from Ibrahim Haddad, one of the…
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July 19, 2017 in News

OpenChain Welcomes Tjaldur Software Governance Solutions

OpenChain Welcomes Tjaldur Software Governance Solutions SAN FRANCISCO, United States, July 20, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is delighted to welcome Tjaldur Software Governance Solutions to the community of OpenChain Conformant organizations.…
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July 14, 2017 in News

OpenChain Welcomes Source Code Control

OpenChain Welcomes Source Code Control SAN FRANCISCO, United States, July 14, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project today welcomes Source Code Control to the community of OpenChain Conformant organizations. "Source Code Control…
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July 13, 2017 in News

OpenChain Welcomes Togán Labs

OpenChain Welcomes Togán Labs SAN FRANCISCO, United States, July 13, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is proud to welcome Togán Labs Ltd. to the community of OpenChain Conformant organizations. Céad Mile…
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July 12, 2017 in News

OpenChain FAQ in Japanese

OpenChain FAQ in Japanese SAN FRANCISCO, United States, July 13, 2017 -- Today the OpenChain Project received a significant contribution from our Japanese community members. They have just completed our first…
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July 12, 2017 in News

OpenChain Welcomes Ura Design

OpenChain Welcomes Ura Design SAN FRANCISCO, United States, July 12, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project is proud to welcome Ura Design to the community of OpenChain Conformant organizations. "Ura Design is…
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July 11, 2017 in News

OpenChain Receives Markdown Contribution

OpenChain Receives Markdown Contribution SAN FRANCISCO, United States, July 11, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project has received a contribution of the OpenChain Specification in Markdown format from Thomas Steenbergen. This contribution,…
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July 11, 2017 in News

OpenChain Sees Increased Adoption By Knowledge Providers

OpenChain Sees Increased Adoption By Knowledge Providers SAN FRANCISCO, United States, July 11, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project was recently informed that our curriculum is being used by Source Code Control…
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July 9, 2017 in News

OpenChain Adds Social Network Appointments

OpenChain Adds Social Network Appointments SAN FRANCISCO, United States, July 10, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project today added the ability to book appointments to talk about the project, the specification it…
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June 29, 2017 in News

Source Auditor is the latest OpenChain Conformant Company

Source Auditor is the latest OpenChain Conformant Company SAN FRANCISCO, United States, June 29, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project today welcomes Source Auditor to our list of OpenChain Specification Conformant Companies.…
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June 28, 2017 in News

OpenChain Announces Japanese Onboarding Material

OpenChain Announces Japanese Onboarding Material TOKYO, Japan, June 29, 2017 -- The Japanese translation team for the OpenChain Project has released translated versions of our Onboarding Handouts and Slides. This material…
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June 27, 2017 in News

OpenChain Announces New Curriculum Chair

OpenChain Announces New Curriculum Chair Alexios, Curriculum Chair SAN FRANCISCO, United States, June 28, 2017 -- Today the OpenChain Project is delighted to formally welcome Alexios Zavras as the new Curriculum…
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June 22, 2017 in News, Uncategorized

OpenChain Receives Checklist Contribution

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…
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June 21, 2017 in News

OpenChain at LinuxCon China – The Talk and Slides

OpenChain at LinuxCon China - The Talk and Slides BEIJING, China (LinuxCon China) June 22, 2017 -- Shane Coughlan, OpenChain Program Manager, introduced the OpenChain Project from a business perspective and…
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June 20, 2017 in News

OpenChain Launches Conformance Logo

OpenChain Launches Conformance Logo BEIJING, China (LinuxCon China) June 20, 2017 -- Today the OpenChain Project launched the OpenChain Conformance logo. This logo can be used on websites or marketing material by organizations…
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June 19, 2017 in News

OpenChain at LinuxCon China

OpenChain at LinuxCon China SAN FRANCISCO, June 20, 2017 -- Shane Coughlan, OpenChain Program Manager, will deliver a talk entitled 'Managing the Open Source Supply Chain' at LinuxCon China at…
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June 15, 2017 in News

OpenChain at the Asian Legal Network

OpenChain at the Asian Legal Network SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project will take center stage today at an event hosted by Open Invention Network and DLA Piper…
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June 13, 2017 in News

Olá! The OpenChain Specification 1.1 is in Portuguese

Olá! The OpenChain Specification 1.1 is in Portuguese SAN FRANCISCO, June 13, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project today announced the release of the OpenChain Specification 1.1 in Portuguese. This was made…
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June 6, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project Welcomes NextCloud

OpenChain Project Welcomes NextCloud SAN FRANCISCO, June 6, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project today announced that Nextcloud GmbH has become the latest OpenChain Conformant organization. The OpenChain Project, hosted by The…
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May 31, 2017 in News

OpenChain Project Releases Translations and Onboarding Packages

OpenChain Project Releases Translations and Onboarding Packages TOKYO (Open Source Summit Japan), May 31, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project today announced the OpenChain™ Specification is officially available in Japanese and…
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May 31, 2017 in News

Exploring Topical Issues at Open Source Summit Japan

Exploring Topical Issues at Open Source Summit Japan SAN FRANCISCO, May 31, 2017 -- Shane Coughlan, the OpenChain Program Manager, today discussed 'The Rise of Copyright Trolls' at the Open Source…
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May 30, 2017 in News

Special Seminar to Discuss The OpenChain Project in Seoul

Special Seminar to Discuss The OpenChain Project in Seoul SEOUL, May 30, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project was discussed today at a special seminar hosted by BKL law office in Seoul,…
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May 26, 2017 in News

OpenChain on IRC

OpenChain on IRC SAN FRANCISCO, United States, May 26, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project now has an informal presence on FreeNode. Please note that this is not a formal method of obtaining…
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May 25, 2017 in News

OpenChain Launches Onboarding Material Beta

OpenChain Launches Onboarding Material Beta SAN FRANCISCO, United States, May 25, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project has launched new onboarding handouts and slides into public beta. This material is designed…
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May 18, 2017 in News

OpenChain Specification 1.1 Deep Dive in Linux Weekly News

OpenChain Specification 1.1 Deep Dive in Linux Weekly News SAN FRANCISCO, United States, May 18, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project was featured in an article entitled ‘Inside the OpenChain 1.1…
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May 18, 2017 in News

OpenChain Featured in Linux Weekly News

OpenChain Featured in Linux Weekly News SAN FRANCISCO, United States, May 18, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project was featured in an article entitled ‘License compliance in the open-source supply chain’ in Linux…
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May 15, 2017 in News

OpenChain Launches Monthly Newsletter

OpenChain Launches Monthly Newsletter SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES- (May 15th 2017) --The OpenChain Project today announces the launch of a monthly newsletter to make it quicker and easier to stay up-to-date with developments. “OpenChain has…
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May 1, 2017 in News

OpenChain Featured in Linux Magazine

OpenChain Featured in Linux Magazine SAN FRANCISCO, United States, May 1, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project was featured in an article entitled 'OpenChain Offers Open Source Specification, Education, and Conformance'…
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May 1, 2017 in News

OpenChain Featured in Computer Weekly

OpenChain Featured in Computer Weekly SAN FRANCISCO, United States, May 1, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project was featured in an article entitled 'Linux foundation specification for open software supply chain…
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April 28, 2017 in News

OpenChain Featured in Enterprise Systems Journal

OpenChain Featured in Enterprise Systems Journal BARCELONA, Spain (Free Software Legal and Licensing Workshop), April 28, 2017 -- The OpenChain Project was featured in an article entitled 'Open Source Supply…
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April 27, 2017 in News

OpenChain Specification 1.1 Makes Compliance Easier for Everyone in the Open Source Software Supply Chain

BARCELONA, Spain (Free Software Legal and Licensing Workshop), April 27, 2017 -- The Linux Foundation® today announced the OpenChainTM Specification 1.1 and an accompanying Online Self-Certification service. These allow organizations…
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April 26, 2017 in News

OpenChain for Projects

OpenChain for Projects BARCELONA, SPAIN- (Apr 26th 2017) --The OpenChain Project has recently been the subject of an opinion piece by Jonas Oberg, Executive Director of Free Software Foundation Europe and a…
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April 20, 2017 in News

OpenChain Revamps FAQ

OpenChain Revamps FAQ SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES- (Apr 20th 2017) --The OpenChain Project today announces a revamped Frequently Asked Questions page designed to make participation easier for everyone: https://www.openchainproject.org/faq “There are three Work Teams…
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April 17, 2017 in News

OpenChain is on GitHub

OpenChain is on GitHub SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES- (Apr 17th 2017) --The OpenChain Project today announces a formal presence on GitHub at https://github.com/OpenChain-Project “OpenChain comes from and supports the Open Source community,” says Shane…
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April 6, 2017 in News

OpenChain Announces Strategic Advisors

OpenChain Announces Strategic Advisors SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES- (Apr 6th 2017) --The OpenChain Project today welcomes Catharina Maracke and Matija Šuklje as its first two Strategic Advisors. “Catharina and Matija are long-term…
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March 30, 2017 in News

OpenChain Takes Center Stage at Bar Association CLE

OpenChain Takes Center Stage at Bar Association CLE BOULDER, UNITED STATES- (Mar 30th 2017) --The OpenChain Project will be featured in a talk by Jilayne Lovejoy, Principle Open Source Counsel at ARM and…
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March 20, 2017 in News

OpenChain Welcomes Shane Coughlan as Program Manager

OpenChain Welcomes Shane Coughlan as Program Manager SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES- (Mar 20th 2017) --The Linux Foundation®, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, today welcomed Shane Coughlan as the OpenChain…
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October 6, 2016 in News

The Linux Foundation Drives Standardization of Open Source Software Supply Chain

OpenChain™ Project Releases First Specification to Establish Best Practices for Open Source Software Supply Chain BERLIN, GERMANY- (LinuxCon and ContainerCon Europe) --The Linux Foundation®, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management…
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