Services

The Open Group offers an effective methodology to form and govern standards initiatives and to develop standards and certification programs

With decades of experience and a proven track record of launching and managing successful certification and standards programs, The Open Group’s experts tailor the process to each initiative’s specific needs. 

The Open Group knows how, and can help you get through the start-up phase effectively, providing support, guidance, proven processes and templates for each stage of your journey. Our internationally recognized process provides a commercially and legally sound foundation for the formation and governance of standards initiatives  and special interest groups that accelerates the path to success.

  • Develop Certification Programs
  • New Standards Initatives for Industry
  • Test Suites
    • UNIX®
    • POSIX®
    • Embedded Systems
    • Other Test Suites
  • Develop a Certification Program

    Develop a Certification Program

    With more than 30 years of experience, The Open Group has developed and operates industry based IT certification programs in several strategic areas, including UNIX®, CORBA®, LDAP, Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) and LSB®. The Open Group has developed and currently maintains conformance test suites for many technologies, including those for the programs listed above, the X Window System, Motif®, Digital Video Broadcasting Multimedia Home Platform, Secure Electronic Transactions (SET), Common Data Security Architecture (CDSA), and Linux.

    More about the program

  • Form a New Standards Initiative

    Form a New Standards Initiative

    Thinking of forming a new standards initiative? Let us help you. The Open Group knows how and can help you get through the start-up phase effectively and can provide support, guidance, proven processes and templates for each stage of your journey.

    When forming and operating an initiative, there are numerous legal, business, IT, and staffing decisions to be made – all of which can have lasting ramifications down the road. The Open Group's Collaboration Services can help you throughout the lifecycle of your new consortium to help you deal with these quickly and effectively, and help focus your energies on solving your real business problems and helping your initiative in Making Standards Work™.

     

The Open Group Platinum Members