Newsletter – Issue 33 – January 2020

A message from Shane Coughlan, OpenChain General Manager:

During the outbreak of COVID-19 we have faced unprecedented challenges in the global supply chain. While these challenges are expected to carry through into Q2 our community is making every effort to ensure our strategy is executed effectively. Great thanks are due to everyone making this happen. Stay safe all.


OpenChain @ In The News

A recent interview about OpenChain from FOSSID has been translated into Japanese. This is a great onboarding point for Japanese-speaking individuals and companies interested in learning more about our work. You can check it out here:

OpenChain @ Interviews

In January we also continued our interview series. We are delighted to announce the release of interviews with Samantha from Cisco, Chloe from Huawai and Indira Bhatt from Facebook.

Read Samantha’s interview here:
https://www.openchainproject.org/news/2020/01/05/the-openchain-interviews-samantha-from-cisco

Read Chloe’s interview here:
https://www.openchainproject.org/featured/2020/01/15/the-openchain-interviews-chloe-from-huawei

And you can read Indira’s interview here:
https://www.openchainproject.org/openchain-interview-9

OpenChain @ Conformance

Inno3 is the Latest OpenChain Conformant Organization. Find out more:

OpenChain @ Partners

The OpenChain Project is delighted to welcome Lyra Infosystems as an official partner. Find out more about Lyra:

On January 23, 2020 the OpenChain Project also welcomed GTC Law Group PC & Affiliates as an official partner. Find out more about GTC:

OpenChain @ Work Groups

We had a community Pproposal on ‘Collaboration between ACT and OpenChain Reference Tooling WG.’ Fukuchi San from Sony shared a slide deck covering this topic, and if you are interested in open source tooling for open source compliance it is well worth a read:

Events continued globally. The OpenChain Project Japan workgroup held the 12th meeting at NEC on December 19th. Find out more:

The second meeting of the OpenChain India Work Group took place on the 21st of December and was hosted by Lyra Infosystems. Find out more:

OpenChain @ Around the World

OpenChain Around the World – India Snapshot
It is always great to see OpenChain Project appearing around the global commercial sphere. Here, for example, is the Lyra Infosystems Pvt Ltd website, highlighting their conformance with OpenChain 1.0 and 2.0. Way to go!

OpenChain Around the World – Seminar Snapshot
OpenChain was featured in the  seminar from DLA Piper, GTC Law Group and Synopsys entitled ‘The 2019 Open Source Year in Review.’ The seminar was held on the 24th of January. Find out more:

OpenChain @ Events

The OpenChain Project was featured by HH Partners, an official OpenChain Partner, at the Mindtrek Conference in Finland from the 28th to 30th January. Find out more:

OpenChain was at CES 2020 and – beyond hosting a booth with volunteers – we took the opportunity to host a physical meeting of the OpenChain Automotive Work Group. This was a great opportunity to meet some of the people behind the global growth of our industry standard, and to share knowledge about how open source governance works in the automotive space. Find out more: