You have entered the section of The Open Group web site that provides information about our major areas of operational activity. Although these activities link very closely with our technology focus areas, which are listed in the What's Hot page, they are well defined and well supported services that can be used and benefited from now.
|Publications...The Open Group publishes over 150 open systems publications, including version of the specifications on the World Wide Web|
|Testing... What and why we test? What test suites are available and in use? Which test suites are currently being developed? What are the future plans? An important part of The Open Group's product range is its test technologies. These represent a cumulative investment approaching $20M. Any developer of open systems products must invest in some level of testing during development and QA to ensure compliance to specifications. The Open Group test suites enable such companies to share the cost of test suite development and maintenance, across the industry , yielding lower testing costs and a higher and more uniform level of conformance between products. In this way, vendors can reduce the costs of development while increasing the quality of the software produced.|
|The Open Brand...What is The Open Brand and The Open Brand Guarantee? How can it help you? This section covers all aspects of The Open Brand, including what types of product carrying the brand are available, and how they can be used to aid Procurement. Also available is information on how vendors go about guaranteeing their products by using The Open Brand...|
|Registered Product List...Here you will find details on a wide range of commercially available products that carry The Open Brand and discover how to get more information direct from the vendor....|
|Membership...Membership in The Open Group gives you direct input into the future direction of open systems...|
|Procurement...Consultancy, advice and help on how to write open procurement strategies, plus details of major procurements which have used The Open Brand...|