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Thursday, August 25 • 9:00am - 6:00pm
Fundamentals of Professional Open Source Management - Additional Fee Required - Greg Olson and Bill Weinberg, The Linux Foundation

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Additional fee of $600 required.

When Open Source Software is critical to the success of your organization, it requires Professional Open Source Management. This full-day course, taught by Greg Olson and Bill Weinberg of the Linux Foundation Open Source Consulting team, will cover fundamental concepts of Professional Open Source Management, illustrated with real-world examples.

This survey course is organized around the key phases of developing an Open Source Management program:

  • Open Source Management Strategy
  • Open Source Policy
  • Open Source Processes
  • Open Source Management Program Implementation

Within these phases, the following topics will be covered:​

  • Discovery and evaluation
  • Review and approval
  • Open source in commercial procurement
  • Code management and maintenance
  • Community interaction
  • License compliance
  • Executive oversight

This course will be valuable to anyone concerned with and involved in Open Source Management, including operational and legal executives, software development managers, open source program managers and developers.

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Greg Olson

Sr. Director, Open Source Consulting, The Linux Foundation
Greg Olson has over 30 years of software industry experience in engineering, marketing and business development and executive management. As a consultant he has worked with over 350 companies to develop Open Source business, technology and community strategies and Open Source management programs. In creating the open source governance practice at the Olliance Group in 2007, Greg pioneered the industry with a methodology that enables companies... Read More →

Bill Weinberg

Bill Weinberg brings three decades of open source, embedded and open systems, telecommunications, and other technology experience to this program. A prolific contributor to print and online journals and a frequent speaker and panelist at key industry events, Bill is well known for his writing and speaking on topics ranging from global adoption of linux to embedded/real-time computing, from application migration to licensing and standardization... Read More →

Thursday August 25, 2016 9:00am - 6:00pm
The Boardroom

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