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Ten years of open source with OW2

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

[This is the transcript of my talk given on June 26th, 2017 at the OW2con’17. It includes link to videos. The recorded video is available on the conference website.] Let me apologize in advance, since I’m not giving a purely celebrative speech. I’ll rather try to give you some suggestions on the role of open […]

About Software Heritage project

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

I was very proud to be offered the chance to give a quote for the Software Heritage project, both because Roberto Di Cosmo is a friend of mine, and because I was the first manager of a software company – believing and investing in open source – to add the quote among many authoritative  open […]

New contents for the Big Data section – Technical insights, analytical tools, data science and more

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

This post aims to introduce new contents for the Big Data section of the blog. Six years ago I added this blog to SpagoWorld, the open source  initiative by Engineering Group, in order to share comments, ideas and expertise – in a word  – to share knowledge. Now it’s time  to enlarge this scenario over […]

Three words for digital innovation

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

[This post is in Italian language. The transcript of the presentation in English language is available here] Tre parole per il digitale Sabato 30 maggio ho parlato di “Apertura motore dell’Innovazione Digitale” al Master in Business Administration di Bologna Business School. Per una platea di futuri manager ho scelto un percorso attraverso l’analisi di tre […]

Openness as the engine for Digital Innovation

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

This is the transcript of my talk given on May 28th, 2016 at the MBA PART-TIME of Bologna Business School. Slide 1: Subtitle of this talk is “a journey with three words”. Slide 2: Every word has a specific meaning. Do terms “individual” and “person” have the same meaning? Are they equivalent? If we have […]

Key values of Open Source Software: are they still relevant?

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

I’m leaving for the U.S.A. and going there as a supporter of open source software and SpagoBI, with a focus on Industry and Federal Government. Would you like to meet me? You just have a few days left to register: do it now! Now, I’m going to advocate neither for the Open Source suite for […]

What shall I do with Open Data

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Here below you can find the text of the speech that I gave during an expert panel on Open Data taking place on October 17th at “A. Capitini – Vittorio Emanuele II – A. di Cambio” upper secondary school located in Perugia (Italy), which education on technological, economic and touristic subjects. [The Italian original text […]