The Open Group

  • SNAPSHOT
  • 1995
    United Kingdom
    Government
    500+ Member Organizations
    Open Membership
    Open website
  • DESCRIPTION
  • Mission

    The Open Group is leading the development of open, vendor-neutral IT standards and certifications. The mission of The Open Group is to drive the creation of Boundaryless Information Flow.

    Overview

    The Open Group is a global consortium that enables the achievement of business objectives through IT standards. With more than 500 member organizations, we have a diverse membership that spans all sectors of the IT community ― customers, systems and solutions suppliers, tool vendors, integrators and consultants, as well as academics and researchers to:

    - Capture, understand and address current and emerging requirements, and establish policies and share best practices

    - Facilitate interoperability, develop consensus, and evolve and integrate specifications and open source technologies

    - Offer a comprehensive set of services to enhance the operational efficiency of consortia

    - Operate the industry’s premier certification service

    The mission of The Open Group is to drive the creation of Boundaryless Information Flow achieved by:

    - Working with customers to capture, understand and address current and emerging requirements, establish policies, and share best practices

    - Working with suppliers, consortia and standards bodies to develop consensus and facilitate interoperability, to evolve and integrate specifications and open source technologies

    - Offering a comprehensive set of services to enhance the operational efficiency of consortia

    - Developing and operating the industry's premier certification service and encouraging procurement of certified products

    Our Members participate in The Open Group through highly influential Forums and Work Groups that address a comprehensive range of technical, business, legal and regulatory issues. Each Open Group Forum and Work Group focuses on a specific area, and provides an objective and legal environment where members collaborate on developing standards, certifications and best practices in their areas of interest and expertise.
  • STAKEHOLDERS
  • Current Board Members

    Chair, Johnson, Darrin P. ― Director, Solaris Kernel, Drivers & Conformance, Oracle

    Vice-Chair, Cheung, Trevor ―Vice President, Strategy and Architecture Practice, Global Services, Huawei Technologies Company Limited

    Alexander, Remy - Director, Philips IT

    Bell, Jim ― Director, Industry Standards Program Office, Hewlett-Packard Company

    Blevins, Terence ― Fellow of The Open Group; Owner of Enterprise Wise LLC

    Cheung, Trevor ―Vice President, Strategy and Architecture Practice, Global Services, Huawei

    Davis, Christopher J. PhD, FBCS ―Professor of Information Systems, University of South Florida

    Doniger, Alan ― CEO, ACD Consulting Solutions

    Furuta, Hidenori ― Executive Sponsor Representative, Fujitsu Limited

    Haviland, Peter ― Chief Business Architect, Moody's Corporation

    Johnson, Darrin P. ― Director, Solaris Kernel, Drivers & Conformance, Oracle

    Nallapati, Kumar ― VP, Systems and Technology Group, IBM

    Nunn, Steve ―President and CEO, The Open Group

    Tolido, Ron ― Senior Vice President / Chief Technology Officer, Application Services, Continental Europe

    Woytek, Joanne - NASA Program Manager, NASA SEWP Program
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