The Open Group has all of the resources, templates and experience to help you minimize the time it takes to establish your consortium — its strategy, business plan, charter, structure, systems, and processes — so that your consortium can get down to the real reason you got together in the first place. Unlike other service providers, The Open Group is a consortium of more than 25 years standing and applies its own tried and tested way of working, adapted to suit your unique situation.
We understand that consortia are made up of competitors working together with each other and perhaps even with their customers. The Open Group way is based on fairness, neutrality, and open processes and governance to insure that no particular party has an unfair advantage. In fact, we make it so simple that we will provide you with the use of our web-based consortium management tool Plato, for free. How can you qualify?
Apply our proven and deterministic processes to your projects to reduce the time to completion and enhance the quality of the deliverables.
The Open Group has the technology, tools, processes and experienced staff to move your group along to consensus and to market the results. Unlike other service providers, The Open Group is a consortium of more than 25 years standing and applies its own tried and tested way of working, adapted to suit your unique situation. Our experience includes the development of specificationsand APIs, best practices, and skills standardization (Open CA, TOGAF®)
Once a consortium has developed its standards and best practices, The Open Group can help facilitate market adoption of those standards and best practices so that technical interoperability and common practices between buyers and suppliers within your the market is achieved, resulting in reduced customization costs and increased operational efficency for all constituents.