Stop the Engineering Tug of War with an Open Source Office

What is an Open Source Office Every commerical company has a engineering organization. Commerical engineering standard practice is to develop everything in private. However, times have changed and every company has some open source use and/or development going on. The use of open source without formal engineering support causes an unnecessary tug of war for […]

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How to use Public Projects to Build Products

Project to Product I want to focus on one specific aspect of project to product development from the Open Source First article. Coordinating upstream (publicly licensed) and downstream (private non-licensed) development work. In any organization that is developing and supporting software, there are some number of engineers that work on public projects. It is a […]

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Public Product Management Transforms Private at Walmart

For those of you that know me, know that I am more a of engineer than a product guy. Even so, I was hired on to transform the Walmart Platform Products using my engineering and open source experience as the Walmart Platform Product Director. It’s been very interesting so far. Not without some bumps and […]

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Why do we fall

OpenStack continues to have a lot of potential, because of the great work of the many technical and governance teams do release after release. However, there continues to be the appearance of releases not meeting operators needs. The lack of technical strategy is partly to blame here. Defcore, Product, Stable Release, Cross-project, and the Technical Committee fill […]

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OpenStack Vancouver Summit Talks, with EMC Federation speakers

Find the EMC Federation summit talks as is with current information below. Respond with comments and/or to the speaker directly. There will be a new post after the summit talk voting starts.   Speaker(s) Session Type (Talk, Demo, Panel) Track Title Description (once submitted link to right, treat below as read only) URL for Submission 1 […]

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