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25 Year Anniversary Global Overview

25 Year Anniversary Global Overview, Virtual Event
October 25 – 27, 2021

October 2021 marks the 25th anniversary of The Open Group – a quarter century of innovation, expertise, collaboration, networking, and remarkable achievements in the technology standards arena.

Established as X/Open and then merging with Open Software Foundation in 1996, The Open Group, currently with over 850 Member organizations in over 50 countries, leads the field in technology standards services, certifications, research, and training. Notably, The Open Group is the certifying body for the UNIX® trademark, and publishes the Single UNIX Specification technical standard, which extends the POSIX™ standards. The Open Group also developed and manages the TOGAF® Standard, which is the key industry standard for Enterprise Architecture. TOGAF certification has been achieved by over 110,000+ certifications in 155 countries. Other standards produced by The Open Group include: Open Agile Architecture™ Standard, ArchiMate® Specification, DPBoK™ Standard, O-PAS™ Standard, FACE™ Technical Standard, IT4IT™ Reference Architecture, SOSA™ Technical Standard, and Open FAIR™ security standards.

This "Open Digital Standards" virtual event featured many of these topics and milestones, showcased by presenters, Members, and staff from around the globe as it moved across our regional offices of Shanghai, Mumbai, London, Sao Paulo, San Francisco, Tokyo, Johannesburg, and Boston.

The presentations linked below are freely available to members of The Open Group and event attendees.

Click here for the event Agenda where you will find synopses of the presentations.

Visit The Open Group Blog for event highlights.

Visit The Open Group YouTube channel for event recordings.

For details of future events hosted by The Open Group, please refer to

If you are interested in presenting at future events, then please submit a Presentation Proposal.