news

Toyota First to Market with Automotive Grade Linux Product

For those of us who follow open source business trends and products, we were blessed with a landmark announcement today from Toyota: the 2018 Camry will feature an entertainment system based on Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), the Linux Foundation collaborative project that counts car makers Toyota, Honda, Suzuki, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz and Nissan as members. This marks the… Continue reading Toyota First to Market with Automotive Grade Linux Product

commentary

Avoiding Unnecessary Risk – Rules for CEO’s

Found an interesting article at "The C Suite" on the topic "CEO’s ignorance of open source software use places their business at risk". While some of the article is a bit "FUDdy" - the author works for a company that sells risk management and mitigation, so there's a greatest hits of open source vulnerabilities -… Continue reading Avoiding Unnecessary Risk – Rules for CEO’s

products, supply chain

Product Development in the Age of Cloud Native

In defense of the community distribution Ever since the mass adoption of Agile development techniques and devops philosophies that attempt to eradication organizational silos, there's been a welcome discussion on how to optimize development for continuous delivery on a massive scale. Some of the better known adages that have taken root as a result of… Continue reading Product Development in the Age of Cloud Native

Events

Meetup 5/25 – Product Delivery in the Age of Cloud Native

We have secured space at the Microsoft NERD center in Cambridge, MA, for a meetup on May 23. We'll talk about product management in cloud native environments, which basically means the intersection of open source, devops, and continuous integration as it pertains to automated service/product delivery. So bring your devops hat and get ready to… Continue reading Meetup 5/25 – Product Delivery in the Age of Cloud Native

products

Open Source Product Management Talk – Slides and Video

Product Management in Open Source can be an overlooked topic. Asking questions to define what open source really is, its overall value to a product and what options there are when attempting to scale a project can enable a product to grow with minimal pains. This presentation is an overview on the topic and its… Continue reading Open Source Product Management Talk – Slides and Video

podcast

OSEN Podcast, CLS Edition – Jono Bacon

We had a great talk with Jono Bacon, community leader extraordinaire. Jono spent many years as the Ubuntu community leader, founded the Community Leadership Summit (CLS - now taking place in Austin, TX, as we speak), wrote the book The Art of Community, and has now started his own consulting practice, Jono Bacon Consulting. We… Continue reading OSEN Podcast, CLS Edition – Jono Bacon

podcast

Podcast: Stephen Walli and Rikki Endsley

Stephen and Rikki stopped by the OSEN studios (haha) to talk about open source trends, product management, and why is there only one Red Hat.   Rikki Endsley is the guru who runs the community for OpenSource.com - and does a whale of a job. Stephen is an open source engineering consultant at Docker and… Continue reading Podcast: Stephen Walli and Rikki Endsley