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Session

Playing by the Rules: Getting Corporate Blessing to Use Open Source Software

Philip Robb, Engineering Section Manager, Open Source & Linux, Hewlett Packard

Track: Products and Services
Date: Wednesday, July 25
Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Location: E141

We developers have been using FOSS for years; taking advantage of the great code, tools, and middleware that save our respective companies time and money. Lately though, there's been more awareness and concern among the management ranks in how, when, and where open source software is being used. This talk is focused on why management is concerned, and what the development community can do to help get the corporate blessing to use open source software.