A Curious Case of Internet of Things Last year millions of IoT (Internet of Things) devices were compromised and turned into zombies to launch massive DDoS attacks that brought down a huge chunk of the Internet. Those were not isolated cases; every week there is a new breach, a new security failure that poses a… Continue reading IoT Security: a Distributed Product Failure for the Ages
From the World Bank Data Blog: in a stunning report from the OpenDRI, an initiative sponsored by the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), researchers looked into whether it was possible to quantify the benefit of contributing to and participating in open source communities and found the conservative estimate to be on the order of… Continue reading Bombshell Report: 200% ROI on Open Source Participation
We had a very enlightening conversation with Craig McLuckie, he of Kubernetes and Heptio fame. We talked about the simplicity of the Heptio model, the crowded field of container orchestration and a bit of Kubernetes history. Click below to hear more!
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
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
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
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