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[Openmind 2012] Open Systems and Solutions – there are diffrent values in it by Ilkka Lehtinen (Managing Director, COSS)

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September 18, 2012

[Openmind 2012] Open Systems and Solutions – there are diffrent values in it by Ilkka Lehtinen (Managing Director, COSS)

Openmind 2012 / Open Knowledge Festival 2012
http://okfestival.org/open-source-software/

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September 18, 2012
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  1. COSS – the Finnish Centre for Open Source Solutions w w w . c o s s . f i JOIN NOW!
    COSS – the Finnish Centre for Open Source Solutions w w w . c o s s . f i JOIN NOW!
    Welcome to
    Openmind 2012

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  2. COSS – the Finnish Centre for Open Source Solutions w w w . c o s s . f i JOIN NOW!
    COSS – the Finnish Centre for Open Source Solutions w w w . c o s s . f i JOIN NOW!
    COSS ry
    National coordinator for
    business ecosystem
    and network
    Est.2003

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  3. COSS – the Finnish Centre for Open Systems and Solutions w w w . c o s s . f i JOIN NOW!
    • COSS (the Finnish Centre for Open Systems
    and Solutions) is a national development
    agency for open source business ecosystem
    in Finland
    • One of the oldest OS centers in Europe - est
    2003
    • Non-profit organization, privately funded by
    100+ members, independent association
    COSS – the Finnish Centre for Open Systems and Solutions w w w . c o s s . f i
    What COSS is?

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  4. COSS – the Finnish Centre for Open Systems and Solutions w w w . c o s s . f i JOIN NOW!
    What COSS does?
    • Promotes open source solutions, services and providers
    • Maintains active and vital business network
    • Creates co-operation between business and research
    • Creates co-operation between business and communities
    • Supports and promotes open APIs, open standards and open data
    Open source
    -savings, quality
    Open API
    -interoperability
    Open Data
    -productivity
    Open standards
    -independecy

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  5. COSS – the Finnish Centre for Open Systems and Solutions w w w . c o s s . f i JOIN NOW!
    FLOSS
    • Free software
    • 4 simple freedoms, does not say a word about money
    • So even your copy of Angry Birds was free, it is not free software
    • Open Source Software
    • 10 point definition, does not say a word about money
    • So your free copy of Acrobat Reader is not open source

    • FLOSS – Free/Libre Open-Source Software
    OSS
    Free Software

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  6. COSS – the Finnish Centre for Open Systems and Solutions w w w . c o s s . f i JOIN NOW!
    Main organisational user types for open
    source systems
    •Developers
    • Companies who are developing their own solution or application for usually
    global market and using open source as their business model
    Open Source as a Business Model – what? It's free.....
    • There are quite many different ways how to make money with open source in
    traditional software market too... for developers it is usually using Open
    Source as marketing tool
    • Community edition is free and open – enterprice license is not

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  7. COSS – the Finnish Centre for Open Systems and Solutions w w w . c o s s . f i JOIN NOW!
    Main organisational user types for open
    source systems
    •Integrators
    • Companies who are developing solutions or services for usually local market
    and using open source as their starting point
    • For example Ixonos Oyj, Arcusys Oy and Proactum Oy here in Finland
    who are developing solutions for their local clients based on global Open
    Source systems – like Liferay as an example

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  8. COSS – the Finnish Centre for Open Systems and Solutions w w w . c o s s . f i JOIN NOW!
    Main organisational user types for open
    source systems
    •End user organisations
    • Companies who are developing their own solutions for their internal usage
    • Google and Facebook for example

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  9. COSS – the Finnish Centre for Open Systems and Solutions w w w . c o s s . f i JOIN NOW!
    General values of open source solutions
    Savings
    - longer lifespan of hardware
    - license costs (purchase & maint)
    Productivity
    - competitive market of
    skills & people
    Quality
    - by nature, open for validation
    - open development model
    Independency
    - immaterial rights of system
    - no vendor lock-in
    - standards
    Social effects
    - free tools for citizens
    - equal education for kids
    Green values
    - longer lifespan means also
    energy efficient systems
    → 15-25% lifecycle savings

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  10. COSS – the Finnish Centre for Open Systems and Solutions w w w . c o s s . f i JOIN NOW!
    COSS – the Finnish Centre for Open Source Solutions w w w . c o s s . f i JOIN NOW!
    COSS in social media
    facebook.com/cossfi
    twitter.com/cossfi
    coss.fi
    Icons by Lenka Melčáková (License: CC-BY-ND)

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