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Friday, June 16 • 3:45pm - 4:20pm
Against all odds- a full-time OS team in your firm

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Yes, you know this happens in quite a few cases. Like in companies that open source and contribute a significant part of what they create - think Google, Facebook, PayPal. Or like in companies with a primary focus on an open source product as Mozilla for example. Or like in companies that heavily use a specific open source platform - and decide to give back through contributing to its development. But…

...but what if the company you work for doesn’t fit in any of these open source friendly profiles?

I’ll share our first-hand experience on how we achieved this - against all odds - and I hope to convince and inspire you to try our approach for making a viable case your company would invest in.

Hear the story of how we established a full-time dev team contributing to openHAB and Eclipse SmartHome projects - and how we made it in a win-win-win scenario (company-team-community). Without our company having any “need” to do it, nor hardly any interest in using the results of the team work.


Iancho Dimitrov

VP Innovation & Strategiv Clients, Musala Soft
Iancho has been in the software industry for 25 years and considers himself to be an IT professional with business affinity, or the other way around. He has worn many hats – of a software engineer, business analyst, software architect, project and program manager, CTO, Business-IT... Read More →

Friday June 16, 2023 3:45pm - 4:20pm CEST
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