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Tuesday, October 23 • 14:30 - 15:10
Playing Nicely Together: Large Scale Open Source Program Strategies - Jeffrey Osier-Mixon, Intel

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This presentation discusses the development of a generic, universal strategy for guiding the collective enthusiasm of over 100k employees in creating and participating in open source projects.

Launching a single open source project is a wonderful thing to bring into the world, but like all one-off projects, you simply solve problems as they come up. Companies scale that effort by creating processes and following best practices in the formation of open source program offices. What if that company creates or participates in hundreds of projects every year? Do the practices scale, and how flexible can they be in following best practices while also maintaining coherence with legal, IP, and corporate policies?

The TODO Group's charter is to track program office best practices and share them with others. This presentation describes how Intel approaches this problem on a large scale.

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Jefro Osier-Mixon

Program Manager, Linux Foundation
"Jefro" Osier-Mixon has been an open source professional since the early 1990s as a technical writer and occasional developer as well as community manager, program manager, and OSPO leader. His primary activities over the years have included the Yocto Project, Zephyr Project, GNU... Read More →

Tuesday October 23, 2018 14:30 - 15:10 BST
Cromdale Hall C, Level -2