Managed Consortia

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The Open Group's Managed Consortia:

  • are hosted by The Open Group (i.e. formally constituted as part of The Open Group, and managed by Open Group staff) but operate with a much higher degree of autonomy than Open Group Forums;
  • support the development of Open Group testing and certification programs;
  • and produce deliverables that need to be approved via the formal Open Group review process if they are to carry The Open Group name. For this reason, Managed Consortia may be related to specific internal Open Group programs for review and approvals purposes

Currently, four Managed Consortia are hosted by The Open Group: