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 is a provider based in the UK with clients in multiple sectors,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain Program Manager. “Of particular interest is their work with the NHS. Software has transformed modern medicine and open source offers even greater potential for timely, effective healthcare. I am delighted that our community, and our industry standard, will contribute to this endeavor.”
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.
- The OpenChain Conformance page
- The list of OpenChain Conformant organizations
- The Source Code Control website
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