Open Source Program Offices (OSPO) promote the structured and professional
management of open source by companies and administrations.
The Eclipse Foundation, along with a coalition of leading European open source
non-profit organizations, created the OSPO Alliance,
an open community that brings and shares guidance to organizations willing to
professionally manage the usage, contribution to, and publication of open
The OSPO Alliance offers a comprehensive set of resources for corporations,
public institutions, and research and academic organizations, including:
- The Good Governance Initiative (GGI): a methodological framework to assess
and improve open-source trust, awareness and strategy within organizations.
- The OSPO OnRamp meeting series: an open, neutral, and friendly forum, a
low-threshold entry point to exchange and learn about the basics of how to
set up an Open Source Program Office and get started with open source.
The Eclipse Foundation is a leading contributor to the Alliance, and actively
participates in its various task forces. Additionally, we provide consulting
services around OSPOs. Please contact us if you
need our experts to help in implementing your winning open source strategy
based on the material from the OSPO Alliance.
Learn more about the OSPO Alliance and how it
helps OSPOs around the world to connect.