Joining «National software» association of software developers
The "National software" association was created in 2009 by the largest Russian developers. To date, more than 130 companies are members: 1C, ABBYY, "Doctor Web", InfoWatch, "Kaspersky Lab", "New Cloud Technologies", Speech Technology Center and others.
The "National software" association aims to facilitate the development of Russian information technologies industry. The objectives of the organization are: the creation of conditions for the Association members interaction with the state, the development and promotion of IT standards, self-regulation mechanisms formation, and promoting the professional development of Russian enterprises producing software on the national and international scale.
On behalf of Russian developers, the "National software" association is actively engaged in discussions with the government and other market participants. Association representatives are members of expert councils of the Ministry Of Communications Of Russia, The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia, the Federation Council, State Duma and other organizations. Due to the active position of the Association, its opinion is taken into account when the state policy in the IT industry is being formed. Association members have defined the criteria for considering the software as national, which were approved at the legislative level.
"Any company, regardless of its position on the market, regularly faces challenges formed by market relations or government policy. "National software" association creates a favorable business climate for Russian IT companies and provides them with the opportunity to influence the industry development. We are pleased to join the work of the organization and we are willing to actively use our expertise to deal with our common objectives. Over the years we have gained significant experience not only in software development, but also in terms of interaction with governmental structures, large corporations, and state and regional authorities," – says "Kibernika" CEO Andrey Oshchepkov.