Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

Ten years of SpagoWorld

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

The following is the entire text of an interview – whose synthesis is in video here – given in February 2014 by Gabriele Ruffatti, director of Engineering’s Open Source Competence Centre, about the Open Source experience of Engineering, 10 years since the launch of SpagoWorld. You can find the Italian version here. Open Source Software: […]

Dieci anni di SpagoWorld

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Quello che segue è il testo completo di un’intervista del Febbraio 2014, la cui sintesi è apparsa in video, a Gabriele Ruffatti, direttore del Centro di Competenza Open Source di Engineering, sull’esperienza di Engineering nell’Open Source, a 10 anni dal lancio di Spago World. Il testo dell’intervista in Inglese è qui. Open Source Software: ancora […]

Radical Open Source – Economics

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

A long time ago I wrote my first post on Radical Openness. I promised to post something more about the Economics lying behind the Radical Openness approach, even though it is  quite a challenge for me. As both an industrial IT manager and a representative of open source communities, when dealing with open source projects […]

Buy less, spend better

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

The SpagoWorld initiative vision focuses on the sustainable development of mission-critical applications for enterprises and organizations. It’s all about project-oriented solutions, balancing the weights in the development phase. In other words: it’s about asking customers to buy less and spend better. Some days ago, I had a glance at a news referencing the world’s 50 […]

Radical Openness

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Next Ted Global 2012 is going to address Radical Openness. They say: “The world is becoming increasingly interconnected and open. Radically open — manifesting itself in open borders, open culture, open-source, open data, open science, open world, open minds. With the loss of privacy that it implies, openness carries its own dangers. But it breeds […]

Which relationship between enterprises and the free software community?

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Finally, the paper supporting my speech at the 5th Italian Conference on Free Software, June 2011,  is available. It includes many quotes coming from the Community track of fOSSa Conference 2010 – by the way, stay tuned with fOSSa 2011: registration will open soon! – and from the Open World Forum Paris, 2010 – come […]

Communities, networks and open source

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Let’s see the difference between the concepts of community and network. This text is partially included in a paper that I wrote on the relationship between enterprises and the free software community. Both communities and networks have to do with the identification process aiming to give everybody a place in the society. However, they work […]