OSSDC 2012: OWF & GOSS

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June 21, 2012

OSSDC 2012: OWF & GOSS

Presented by Tina Coleman, DISA (Ozone Widget Framework Team).

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June 21, 2012
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  1. OWF & GOSS An update on the last year (circa

    2011) Tina Coleman, OWF Team goss-support@owfgoss.org Government Lead: Jason Kahn Jason.m.kahn@ugov.gov
  2. Program Components  Program Description  Software capability initiative which

    fosters community collaboration through lightweight application development using a decentralized, decoupled architectural approach.  Program Components  OZONE Widget Framework (OWF)  OZONE Marketplace (OMP)  Government Open Source Software (GOSS) Infrastructure and Processes  Community support services providing technical support and training services  Implementation engagements 2 6/20/2012
  3.  GOSS > GOTS  Shared vision of needs across

    agencies  Reduction in duplicated development costs  Ability to influence direction through governance or development 6/20/2012 3 GOSS vs FOSS
  4.  GOSS != FOSS  No magic elves  Agency

    sensitivities lead to licensing restrictions  Agencies retain control of product features 6/20/2012 4 GOSS vs FOSS
  5.  GOSS ~= FOSS  Use FOSS patterns and approaches

    wherever possible  Not always possible 6/20/2012 5 GOSS vs FOSS
  6.  OWF GOSS Advisory Board  Core Developer, Patch Contributor

    Development  Focus on Transparency and Community Engagement 6/20/2012 6 OWF GOSS Key Components
  7.  Responsible for determining feature priorities  Growing to reflect

    community’s interests  Initial set of members in 2010  New membership process implemented  2 additional members added since initiation  Key aspect in charter:  The duties of the Advisory Board include the following: … Terminating the Advisory Board, should the program become bogged down in bureaucracy 6/20/2012 7 OWF GOSS Advisory Board
  8. 6/20/2012 8 Community Engagement 0 50 100 150 200 250

    Google Group Messages  Ozone-developers: Moderated, internet group  Release announcements, discussions of pending features, technical discussions  Announcement of snapshot alpha releases  Forge.mil: threaded discussions  Other venues, including Intellipedia
  9.  Consistently delivering releases, quarter over quarter  Patches received

    and integrated  Growing ozone-developers community  Continual desire and demand from community to be MORE open  Integration with vendor products  IR&D efforts  Continual desire and demand from community for…  More features  More best practices / patterns  More, more, more! 6/20/2012 9 Successes
  10.  Communications  Multiple disjoint networks  Limited access 

    No consistent infrastructures across networks  Security sensitivities  Classifications  Prepublication  ITAR  Need to know 6/20/2012 10 Challenges
  11.  Additional product line considering becoming part of OWF GOSS

     Questions as to GOSS Board structure for new product line  Discussions as to key elements needed to participate in OWF GOSS  Senate Armed Services Committee indicating desire for OZONE Widget Framework to be made more widely available – FOSS? 6/20/2012 11 New Developments