The Open Group provides Certification Programs for people, products and services that meet our standards. For enterprise architects and IT specialists, our certification programs provide a worldwide professional credential for knowledge, skills and experience. For IT products, Open Group Certification Programs offer a worldwide guarantee of conformance.
For IT professionals, The Open Group Certifications are a globally recognized, credible and portable validation that you have the knowledge, skills and expertise to get the job done. It’s the most reliable guide for selecting qualified professionals for critical roles, as well as a clear path for professional development and advancement.
For companies, having employees with The Open Group Certifications assures their customers and partners of the company’s commitment to vendor-neutral open standards and interoperability, and adherence to proven best practices in Enterprise Architecture.
Open Group Professional Certifications:
The Open Group has a proven track record of accelerating market adoption of standards through certification and accreditation. Through user and industry participation, The Open Group produces standards that reflect practical market requirements, and establishes certification and accreditation programs that provide a warranty of conformance for products, services, and business practices to industry standards or best practices.
Certification provides formal recognition of a product's conformance to an industry standard specification. This allows suppliers to make and substantiate clear claims of conformance to a standard, and buyers to specify and successfully procure conforming products that interoperate
With over 15 years of experience, The Open Group has developed and operates industry based IT certification programs in several strategic areas.
The conformance testing services offered by The Open Group cover the full life cycle of test suite implementation and usage from the test planning stage through to the continuing alignment of the test suite with an evolving specification. The Open Group implements its testing services in-line with existing international standards and has a proven record of successful implementations against these standards.