March 6-8, 2018 - Sonoma, CA
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Wednesday, March 7 • 2:40pm - 3:10pm
The Rise of Open Source in the Manufacturing Industry - Steffen Evers, Bosch Software Innovations

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In the past 20 years, software has become increasingly important for industrial manufacturers. This trend is expected to continue in the future. At the same time, the share of open source technologies in the software business has increased rapidly.

While closed software development can be considered “daily business”, the active participation in open source communities is still a fairly new approach for industrial manufacturers.

Bosch has recognized the relevance of open source for its future business. The company has increased its open source activities in the relevant technology areas: Internet of Things, development tools, automotive, embedded devices, cloud, containers, open source management.

This talk gives an overview of the major activities and reveals insights into Bosch’s motivation.

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Steffen Evers

Director Open Source Services, Bosch Software Innovations GmbH
Steffen Evers leads the "Open Source Services" team of Bosch Software Innovations. The team provides development services for open source software (OSS) that is essential for Bosch. It also consults on strategy, community work, software management and compliance processes in the area... Read More →

Wednesday March 7, 2018 2:40pm - 3:10pm PST
Pavilion Theater