Current Talks as of 2013-06-15

Prof. Dr. Dirk Riehle, M.B.A. Professor of Open Source Software, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-N├╝rnberg dirk@riehle.org – https://dirkriehle.com/ – @dirkriehle This is a list of general-interest talks I currently have available; feel free to contact me if you’d like me to come and address any of these topics. Please see presentations/current-talks for some vidoes. In addition, …

The Java IP Story

Every year, I teach the AMOS class, a lab course on “Agile Methods and Open Source” that combines lectures with a real software project that ideally turns into a startup (see the AMOS Project concept, in German). To explain open source, I have to introduce students to intellectual property rights, of which most have been …

Every License has its Time and Place

You may have noticed the recent discussion about which open source license a single-vendor commercial open source firm should choose for its community offering. In this blog post I’ll argue that this choice depends on the state and speed of the firm.