Business

How are decisions made in an open source project? How do you get your patches accepted? How can open source best practices be applied within the enterprise? How do you build a successful open source project? How do you market to open source developers without alienating the very people you want to attract? Learn the answers from Doc Searls, Karl Fogel, Mårten Mickos, Matt Asay, and others who know.

Monday Morning July 24, 2006

Businesses Partnering with Open Source Communities: Opportunities, Perils, and Pitfalls
James Howison, Doctoral Student, Syracuse University
Time: 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Location: D136
Track:  Business

Tuesday Afternoon July 25, 2006

Open Source Clue Training: How to Market to People Who Hate Marketing
Doc Searls, Senior Editor, Linux Journal
Time: 1:30PM - 5:00PM
Location: D139-140
Track:  Business

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Making Sales While Making Friends: Lessons Learned from Open Source Businesses
Matt Asay, VP, Business Development, Alfresco Software
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location: D135
Track:  Business

Opening Up the News: A Case Study on How One Organization Went Open Source, and How Yours Can, Too
Curtis D. Edge, CIO, Christian Science Monitor
Terry Barbounis, CTO, Christian Science Monitor
Russ Danner, Senior Architect, Christian Science Monitor
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location: D135
Track:  Business

So, You Want to Build an Open Source Community: Learning from Apache
J Aaron Farr, Member, VP Apache Excalibur, JadeTower
Time: 1:45PM - 2:30PM
Location: E143-144
Track:  Business

Measuring Open Source Popularity
Luke Welling, Security Analyst, OmniTI
Time: 1:45PM - 2:30PM
Location: D135
Track:  Business

Lessons Learned in Taking a Closed Source Product Open
Neelan Choksi, Sr. Director, BEA Systems
Time: 2:35PM - 3:20PM
Location: D135
Track:  Business

Thursday, July 27, 2006

What Happens When the Money Comes?
Danese Cooper, Open Source Diva, Intel and Open Source Initiative
Mitchell Baker, CEO, Mozilla Corporation
Geir Magnusson
Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
David Recordon, Open Platforms Tech Lead, Six Apart
Susan Wu, Principal, Charles River Ventures
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location: D135
Track:  Business , Emerging Topics

Building Successful Commercial Open Source Projects
Jorg Janke, Founder and Principal, Compiere
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location: D135
Track:  Business

Marketing to Dilbert: How to Invite Developers Into Your Project
Stephen O'Grady, Principal Analyst, RedMonk
Dave Rosenberg, Founder and CEO, Mulesource
Time: 1:45PM - 2:30PM
Location: D135
Track:  Business

Failing to Succeed
Robert "r0ml" Lefkowitz, Vice President, Chief Information Architect, and Head of Risk Management Technology, Asurion
Time: 2:35PM - 3:20PM
Location: D135
Track:  Business

Business Models for Open Source Software Companies
Tony Wasserman, Executive Director, Carnegie Mellon West Center for Open Source Investigation
Time: 2:35PM - 3:20PM
Location: D137-138
Track:  Business

Bringing Open Source Software Development Processes and Principles to the Enterprise
Brian Behlendorf, Founder & CTO, CollabNet
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location: D135
Track:  Business

Enterprises and Communities: A Match Made in…?
Rod Cope, CTO, OpenLogic, inc.
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location: D135
Track:  Business

Friday, July 28, 2006

History of the PC
Dave Bradley
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location: Portland 256
Track:  Business