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Wednesday, May 31 • 14:50 - 15:30
Corporate Open Source Management - Organic or Controlled? - Frank Rowand, Sony

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The manner in which companies interact with open source software ranges from dispersed benign neglect or anarchy to centralized micromanagement. What are the issues and concerns of using or creating open source software as opposed to proprietary software? How do companies address OSS management and OSS issues through Open Source Technology Offices or other mechanisms?

A compilation of areas of concerns, roles, and responsibilities will be presented. Examples of how they are addressed in various companies will be shared.

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Frank Rowand

senior software engineer, Sony
Frank has meddled in the internals of several proprietary operating systems, but has been loyal to the Linux kernel since 1999. He has worked in many areas of technology, including performance, networking, platform support, drivers, real-time, and embedded. Frank has shown poor judgement... Read More →

Wednesday May 31, 2017 14:50 - 15:30 JST
Room 1
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