OpenChain Welcomes Tjaldur Software Governance Solutions

By July 19, 2017News

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.

“Armijn is a key figure in the open source governance community,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain Program Manager. “He is perhaps the foremost expert in commercial open source compliance engineering and the primary developer behind pioneering binary scanning technology. The participation of Tjaldur Software Governance Solutions in an example of how even small, focused companies can engage with the OpenChain industry standard.”

“OpenChain is an essential linchpin in the open source supply chain,” says Armijn Hemel, founder of Tjaldur Software Governance Solutions. “For the first time any company with inbound, internal or outbound open source software has a clear standard to aim for. I am delighted to be part of its growing community.”

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.

Organizations of all sizes are invited to review the OpenChain Project, to complete our free Online Self-Certification Questionnaire, and to join our community of trust.

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