Upcoming Talk on Agile Methodologies in Data Analytics by Dr. Michael Schrapp of Siemens Healthineers

We will be hosting an industry talk on “Agile Methodologies in Data Analytics”. The talk is free and open to the public.

  • by: Dr. Michael Schrapp of Siemens Healthineers
  • about: Agile Methodologies in Data Analytics
  • on: December 16th, 2021, 10:15 Uhr
  • on: Zoom  (link after registration)
  • as part of: AMOS speaker series
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The Open Source Distributor Business Model (Dirk Riehle, IEEE Computer Column)

I’m happy to report that the 18th article in the Open Source Expanded column of IEEE Computer has been published.

TitleThe Open Source Distributor Business Model
KeywordsOpen source distributor, open source distribution, open source business model, open source sustainability
AuthorsDirk Riehle
PublicationComputer vol. 54, no. 12 (December 2021), pp. 99-103

Abstract: This article defines and discusses one particular commercial open source business model, called the (open source) distributor model. It can attract significant venture capital, thereby contributing to the long-term sustainability of open source.

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

Also, check out the full list of articles.

Upcoming Talk on Using Agile Methods in the Development of Medical Software by Dr.-Ing. Thomas Göthel of BIOTRONIK

We will be hosting an industry talk on “Using Agile Methods in the Development of Medical Software”. The talk is free and open to the public.

  • by: Dr.-Ing. Thomas Göthel of BIOTRONIK
  • about: Using Agile Methods in the Development of Medical Software
  • on: January 20th, 2022, 10:15 Uhr
  • on: Zoom  (link after registration)
  • as part of: AMOS speaker series
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Upcoming Talk on Challenges to Agile Software Development by Philip Rauwolf of itestra

We will be hosting an industry talk on “Challenges to Agile Software Development.” The talk is free and open to the public.

  • by: Philip Rauwolf of itestra
  • about: Challenges to Agile Software Development
  • on: February 3rd, 2022, 10:15 Uhr
  • on: Zoom  (link after registration)
  • as part of: AMOS speaker series
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Upcoming Talk on How to Achieve Flow With the Right Batch Size? by Konrad Swistelnicki of mbition

We will be hosting an industry talk on “How to achieve flow with the right batch size?” The talk is free and open to the public.

  • by: Konrad Swistelnicki of mbition (Daimler)
  • about: How to achieve flow with the right batch size?
  • on: January 13th, 2022, 10:15 Uhr
  • on: Zoom  (link after registration)
  • as part of: AMOS speaker series
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What’s Next After “Source-Available”?

Venture capital plays an important role in open source: It funds startups innovative commercial open source products for the benefit of all as part of the equation. For venture capital to keep flowing, the startup needs to make money eventually, at a level similar to traditional software startups. This is always achieved by withholding something that is not made available for free, generically called “the complement” in this article. This is not human services (labor), because it doesn’t scale well. Rather, it is intellectual property, usually packaged today with machine services (computing). This does scale well.

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Open Source Hardware (Hannig & Teich, IEEE Computer Column)

I’m happy to report that the 17th article in the Open Source Expanded column of IEEE Computer has been published.

TitleOpen Source Hardware
KeywordsOpen Source Hardware, Integrated Circuits, Ecosystems, Hardware, Open Source Software
AuthorsFrank Hannig, Jürgen Teich
PublicationComputer vol. 54, no. 10 (October 2021), pp. 111-115

Abstract: Hardware that can be manufactured from free and open source descriptions has gained a lot of momentum. This article gives a general introduction, focusing on electronics and integrated circuits, corresponding open ecosystems and organizations, and highlights benefits and challenges.

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

Also, check out the full list of articles.