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

Sr. Director Strategic Programs, Linux Foundation
Scott Nicholas is Sr. Director of Strategic Programs for the Linux Foundation. Scott assists in the launch and support of open source projects and contributes to The Linux Foundation’s legal programs. Scott has set up numerous projects across the technology stack, with launched... Read More →

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