March 6-8, 2018 - Sonoma, CA
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Tuesday, March 6 • 11:30am - 12:00pm
Review of Governance Models of Community-Driven Open Source Projects - Scott Nicholas, The Linux Foundation

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Scott Nicholas, Sr. Director of Strategic Programs of The Linux Foundation, will review approaches for structuring open source projects. Mr. Nicholas will address differences in community-driven governance and explore various case studies, including:

* 'single-project' projects;
* unfunded and funded projets;
* technology-focused umbrella projects; and
* industry-focused umbrella projects.

Mr. Nicholas will discuss common issues faced in starting and growing open source projects. Project lifecycle and maturation considerations will be addressed. Mr. Nicholas will also review differences in licensing models and outline approaches to the licensing of specifications.

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Scott Nicholas

Vice President of Project Formation, The Linux Foundation
Scott Nicholas is Vice President of Project Formation for the Linux Foundation. Scott supports the formation and launch of open source, standards, data and other open projects. Scott has set up numerous projects across the technology stack, with launched projects including LF Deep... Read More →

Tuesday March 6, 2018 11:30am - 12:00pm PST
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