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The Open Group Library offers a wide range of publications including standards, guides, webinars, white papers, and more. You can browse by category, or search.
In order to download publications from the Library you need an account for The Open Group website.

Learn and become certified

The Open Group provides market-driven education and certification programs to ensure that individuals have knowledge and understanding of our vendor-neutral, open standards. Holding a certification from The Open Group increases job and salary prospects for candidates and provides confidence to employers and prospective employers that the candidate has the demonstrable level of knowledge required.

Make your experience visible

Open Certified Architect (Open CA): Open CA is the premier, global certification for certifying skills and experience in the IT architecture community

Open Certified Data Scientist (Open CDS): Open CDS is the industry's most comprehensive certification available for Data Scientists and the organizations that employ them and is designed to verify that Data Scientist professionals have the qualities and capabilities required to produce effective analysis of data for the overall improvement of the business

Open Certified Technical Specialist (Open CTS): Open CTS is designed to verify that professionals have the qualities and skills needed to enable the effective development, implementation, and operation of IT solutions

Open Certified Trusted Technology Practitioner (Open CTTP): Open CTTP is designed to verify that professionals have the qualities and skills needed to enable the application of effective Trusted Technology security practices, such as those described in the O-TTPS: ISO/IEC 20243


The Open Group events are for business and technology professionals interested in achieving business objectives through technology standards. The Open Group organizes conferences, member meetings, industry verticals, webinars, podcasts and videos on a wide variety of topics.

Get involved

All member organizations of The Open Group are entitled to participate in one or more of The Open Group Forums — vendor-neutral environments where members share knowledge and resources, and collaborate on developing open technology standards and certifications.

Covering a range of technical, business, legal and regulatory issues, each Open Group Forum addresses a specific functional area, and is fully supported by The Open Group resources.