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Tuesday, March 15 • 4:10pm - 4:30pm
A Practitioner’s Guide to Open Source Software - Usage, Contribution, Leadership - Phil Robb, Linux Foundation

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Open source software has taken the Networking and Service Provider industries by storm. As a result, many individuals and organizations have had their working environments severely disrupted. Those who used to write software strictly as a part of a corporate product team must now deal with many “external developers” that are part of an open source community. Those who used to produce vendor RFPs to procure products now find themselves needing to deal with the cacophony of voices in various open source projects to piece together a coherent technology strategy.

In this talk we’ll explain the best practices for dealing with this new world order from how to evaluate open source projects to engaging with them, and how to influence them. We’ll also talk about emerging trends in these open source communities and the likely issues and opportunities that will result.


Phil Robb

Director of Networking Solutions, Linux Foundation / OpenDaylight
Phil Robb is senior technical director for OpenDaylight, an open source platform for SDN and NFV. Phil is a widely respected expert in the area of open source strategy, business impact, and governance. . Prior to joining the OpenDaylight, Phil was the director of HP’s Open Source... Read More →

Tuesday March 15, 2016 4:10pm - 4:30pm
Room 209/210 Santa Clara Convention Center

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