Once responsible for all matters open source at Sun, Simon Phipps is leaving the company (which now belongs to Oracle) and confesses he has no specified goals at present.
on 03/09/2010 – Made popular on 03/09/2010
The H Open: "Simon Phipps, recently elected member of the board of the Open Source Initiative, has announced he has been asked by the board to create a group to develop a new member-led governance charter for the organization."
So, does your company do open source? Really? I'm not talking about using open source. I'm asking if your company takes open source philosophy to heart by walking the walk. I doubt there's any decent- sized company that doesn't use open source. But how many do open source in a business setting? Does your company *do* open source, like, within?
We like to use the analogy that open source is like a recipe. It's a great way to explain what open source is to non-technical folks. Last year, this pumpkin spice latte recipe was popular with our community.
Open source industry veteran Matt Asay joins Canonical as chief operating officer
LONDON, February 5, 2010
Ltd., the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, announced today that open
source industry veteran Matt Asay has joined the company as chief
operating officer (COO) -- responsible
for aligning strategic goals and operational activities, the
optimization of day-to-day o
Over on Gordon Haff's blog, Connections, the senior cloud evangelist for Red Hat talked with Simon Phipps, the president of the Open Source Initiative about U.S. software patent cases and the United Kingdom's decision to make ODF its official document format.Lucky for us, they recorded their chat. Download it here and listen later.