IVIS-33, Get to Know the “All Things Open” Conference | Raleigh, NC | October 23-24 2013

IVIS-33, Get to Know the “All Things Open” Conference in Raleigh, NC, October 23rd and 24th, 2013

Next Step –  Attend or have your “chief of staff” attend the conference next week in Raleigh, NC  All Things Open Conference | Raleigh, NC | October 23-24 2013

From the site as to why CIO/CTOs should attend:

  • Creating an open source policy
  • The open source business model – OS communities in a for-profit world
  • Open Source is different – The Brand is All You’ve Got
  • Open Source licensing
  • Open Source lessons learned – 30 years of experience to OpenStack
  • OS Foundations 2.0 – GNU, Apache, Eclipse and the changing landscape
  • OS Community/Commercially Successful – Mutually Exclusive?


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