O'Reilly Open Source Convention - August 1-5, 2005 - Portland, Oregon
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Session

Open Source Skill Building
Jim Jagielski, CTO, Covalent Technologies
Brian Behlendorf, Founder & CTO, CollabNet

Track: Open Source Business Review
Date: Thursday, August 4th, 2005
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Location: E146

The highest skilled organizations are almost always the largest users of open source. In the best of circumstances, when most IT departments adopt open source this means making a commitment, often one that is unacknowledged, to building the skills needed to manage open source. This session, led by Jon Williams and Gautam Guliani, of Stanley Kaplan, will explore the realities of skill building. Can it be done? How easy is it? What sort of commitment is involved.


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