The community aims to provide an international collaboration framework to develop reference open source software for official statistics, guided by 4 principles:

COMPONENT-BASED ARCHITECTURE following international standards CSPA, SDMX, GSIM, GSBPM.

FULL (MACRO) DATA LIFECYCLE COVERAGE supporting from data design, collection, processing, through to dissemination.

OPEN-SOURCE DELIVERY MODEL enabling usage by a wider set of users for free, and leveraging existing innovation.

COMMUNITY DRIVEN DYNAMICS by members who continually invest in product development.