Dirk Riehle's Industry and Research Publications

Category: 1. Software Industry

  • A short history of open source business conferences

    A short history of open source business conferences

    Out of curiosity about the recent resurgence of open source business conferences, here a short listing of those that I’m aware of. Feel free to add others in the comments. Name First year Founders Outcome Open Source Think Tank 1999 Andrew Aitken, Greg Olson Privately held; last event in 2013 Open Source Business Conference 2004…

  • The life-cycle of open source program offices

    The life-cycle of open source program offices

    Open source program offices (OSPOs) have a life-cycle. Most companies start out with tasking one employee, part-time, “to take care of open source”. This person will typically try to help product and project teams get license compliance right. As a side-job, this person can’t achieve much and is likely to get quickly overwhelmed by the…

  • Open digital safety (McGregor, IEEE Computer)

    Open digital safety (McGregor, IEEE Computer)

    I’m happy to report that the 28th article in the open source column of IEEE Computer has been published. Title Open digital safety Keywords Digital Systems, Safety, Digital Safety, Training Data, Open Source, Digital Technologies, Traffic Accidents, Safety Data, Open Data, Safety Culture, Defamation, Event Organizers, Data For Model Training, Tech Companies, Open Movement, Open…