Archive for the ‘Ecology of Value’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

The need to constantly keep in touch with your communities

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Here is the list of the events in which I’m participating in the fourth quarter of 2014. If you come, I’ll be very pleased to meet you. Main reason for participation is my need to keep in touch with my communities. This means: keep updated with what’s going on, contribute as you can and, mainly, […]

Naturally curious

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Talking about nature also means getting back to roots – to one’s own roots. Here, my father’s role matters! Today he would have been little more than 101 years old. I have two particular memories of him, which I’ll share with you here. When I was a child, getting home from school, he used to […]

Everything has a price, nothing is free

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Some thoughts on the concept of value, for innovators: an example of reverse-thinking Time ago I listened to a talk by Vito Mancuso, a famous Italian theologian, about “Io e Dio” (God and I). Quite an unusual topic for me. Nevertheless, I’ve extracted a reflection from it that, after some time, I wish to take […]