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Microsoft joins OpenChain open-source compliance group

OpenChain, I would argue, is the most important open-source project you’ve never heard of before. This¬†Linux Foundationconsortium provides an industry standard for open-source supply chain license compliance. And now,¬†Microsoft has joined the the OpenChain Project.

OpenChain’s important because the open-source software supply chain goes from companies that are little more than a single developer in his home office to multi-billion dollar businesses. Within it, there are tens of thousands of programs with a wide variety of open-source software licenses. So, how can companies trust and manage all the code’s legal requirements? The answer is with OpenChain.

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