OpenChain Referenced in Academic Article

By September 7, 2017News

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 Clearance in Software Product Governance.’

“Academic research provides an important cornerstone of information analysis and sharing in the technology industry,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain Program Manager. “We are delighted to be included in cutting-edge research covering issues around governance in software.”

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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