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 will be taking a seat on the Governing Board.
“The OpenChain Project is a vibrant and growing community of leaders in the open source compliance space,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain Project Director. “We are delighted to welcome Sony as a member and welcome their contribution of experience to our Governing Board. We believe that their support will be a vital component in building out a successful, meaningful industry standard for open source compliance in the supply chain.”
“The OpenChain Project offers a compelling way to address the issue of efficient open source compliance,” says Hisashi Tamai, VP, Sony Corporation, representative of Software Strategy Committee. “Sony has long been a leader in open source technology adoption and use. Today, by joining the OpenChain Project as a member, we are taking another step forward in ensuring that the best possible solutions are available to make the best possible products.”
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.
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