March 6-8, 2018 - Sonoma, CA
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Wednesday, March 7 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Beyond Code: Secret Ingredients to Successful Open Source Practices - Lauren Britton & Suzanne Ambiel, VMware

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You scrubbed your code, you completed all your patches, you tested and tested again. So now – you are ready to open source your code! Maybe not. Learn about the Five Secrets to Successful Open Source Practices that go way beyond just code. It takes more than just great code to find success in open source. From communication to internal collaboration and project naming, it is often times the “back office” tasks that spell the difference between a project stalling and “staring”. Drawing on the experience of hundreds of open source project requests, Lauren Britton and Suzanne Ambiel will provide a fast-paced checklist of things you should not ignore and some tips on how to get them right the first time.

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Suzanne Ambiel

Director, Open Source Marketing & Strategy, VMware
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Lauren Britton

Sr. Program Manager, VMware, Inc.
Lauren Weintraub Britton, PhD. is a Sr. Program Manager in the Open Source Program Office (OSPO) in VMware's Office of the CTO. She's been at VMware since 2014 and joined OSPO in January 2017. Lauren is the program manager for all outbound open source contributions. She is also the... Read More →

Wednesday March 7, 2018 2:00pm - 2:30pm PST
Pavilion Theater