How to Select Open Source Components (Diomidis Spinellis, IEEE Computer Column)

I’m happy to report that the fifth article in the new Open Source Expanded column of IEEE Computer has been published.

TitleHow to select open source components
KeywordsOpen Source Software, Licenses, Documentation, Computer Bugs, Software Project Management
AuthorsDiomidis Spinellis, Athens University of Economy and Business
PublicationComputer vol. 52, no. 12 (December 2019), pp. 103-106

Abstract:

With millions of open source projects available on forges such as GitHub, it may be difficult to select those that best match your requirements. Examining each project’s product and development process can help you confidently select the open source projects required for your work.

As always, the article is freely available (local copy).

Also, check out the full list of articles.

If Open Data is Like Open Source (20 Years Ago) 5/5: Inner Data

In five posts, I want to speculate about the next twenty years of open data based on the past twenty years of open source. The idea is to transfer what we learned from open source in one way or another to open data.

This is part 5 on inner data, that is, the collaborative creation and sharing of data within one company.

If this sounds easy, please meet the “modern” corporation with internal competition, phlegmatism and personal antipathy, all of which ensure the corporate silo structure.

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If Open Data is Like Open Source (20 Years Ago) 1/5: Definition

In five posts, I want to speculate about the next twenty years of open data based on the past twenty years of open source. The idea is to transfer what we learned from open source in one way or another to open data.

This is part 1 on the definition of open data.

Please note that beyond this intellectual exercise, some of this is already here and some of it is simply different.

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Upcoming Industry Talk on Enabling Digital Transformation via Scaling Agile in the Financial Industry by Munir Mahrufi and Liang Que of Deloitte Consulting GmbH

We will host an industry talk on “Enabling Digital Transformation via Scaling Agile in the Financial Industry” in AMOS, our agile methods course. The talk is free and open to the public.

  • by: Munir Mahrufi and Liang Que, Deloitte Consulting GmbH
  • about: Enabling Digital Transformation in the Financial Industry
  • on: December 5th, 2019, 08:30 Uhr
  • at: TU Berlin, HFT TA 441 (Lehrstuhl Schieferdecker, Einsteinufer 25)
  • as part of: AMOS speaker series
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