Open Source Lab Inside Story at OSBC March 18th

My executive hero and Oregon State University Open Source Lab (OSU OSL) visionary Curt Pederson will be doing a talk about the OSL at this week’s Open Source Business Conference in San Francisco.  If you’re going to be at OSBC drop by and thank Curt for his critical role in making the case for theContinue reading “Open Source Lab Inside Story at OSBC March 18th”

Nominations Sought for Open Source Software use in Government

GOSCON AWARDS for Open Business Use in Government Nominations are now being accepted for the 2009 Excellence Awards for Open Source Business Use in Government. It’s true.  After five years of operation of the Government Open Source Conference, we’re looking forward to recognizing government employees who have made significant accomplishments in the application of OpenContinue reading “Nominations Sought for Open Source Software use in Government”

Open source gaining traction in U.S. government

Quantifying what the rest of us have known intuitively for some time; more than half US agencies have adopted some form of open source software, according to a Federal Open Source Alliance (FOSA) survey just released. The top rationale for not adopting open-source software was organizational reluctance to change, according to the survey. This reflectsContinue reading “Open source gaining traction in U.S. government”

GOSCON Post-Conference; Taiwan OSS Pjt

I’ll be writing about what I learned at our third annual Government Open Source Conference (GOSCON) for weeks. Many thanks to the speakers, sponsors, and the attendees who traveled from the four corners of the world to learn and share what they’re doing. During the conference I conducted an impromptu round-table BOF with some ofContinue reading “GOSCON Post-Conference; Taiwan OSS Pjt”