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 Limited as the foundation to deliver open source training and consultancy in the United Kingdom. Their most recent OpenChain-related activity was the delivery of a course entitled ‘Getting it Right with Open Source Software Licensing‘ through TechUK. Source Code Control joins Moorcrofts Corporate Law in providing education that incorporates OpenChain Curriculum material for the British market.
“OpenChain is designed to solve real-world issues related to open source compliance in the supply chain,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain Program Manager. “It supports and relies on the development of a healthy community of adopters and service providers. We are encouraged to see Source Code Control’s work and we hope to collaborate more deeply in the near future.”
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.
- The OpenChain Support Page on Facebook
- The OpenChain Conformance page
- The list of OpenChain Conformant companies
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