Nowadays almost every developer is using from Open Source Software in some way, however just few are actively involved. Releasing Open Source seems to be affordable only to students and others who seem to have too much time on their hands. You can not possibly be deeply involved. Or can you? In this session you will learn how Open Source engagement can be valuable for you and your job and how your employer can greatly benefit as well. See how embracing the Open Source philosophy can increase your knowledge and reputation, how it can help you to save your company time and money, how it can attract new employees as well as get you that exciting job. ..and of course: how Open Source will make you love what you’re doing even more.
Catching Opportunities with Open Source
by Stefan Koopmanschap & Christian Schaefer
„What caused England, the colonial power, to fritter
away its head start within the span of a century,
while the underdeveloped agrarian state of Germany
caught up rapidly, becoming an equally developed
industrial nation by 1900?“ *
* taken from: Spiegel Online No Copyright Law - The Real Reason for Germany's Industrial Expansion?
a little history ..
open source is about knowledge
the private perspective
it’s your cv
for fame and glory
the corporate perspective
building on top
comes without warranty
how about open data
how to be successful
you’re not alone
...when in need
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