Speaking

Keynote: State of Open – What we all need to know about the world and open source – Amanda Brock

– The journey to open source software winning the war – Is the war won? – Live challenges to the status and future of open source software This will be a strategic talk, focusing on an understanding of what makes open source software work, its successes and the challenges faced by its disruptive force on …

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Commercial Models and Open Source: How Revenue Generation & Open Source Fit Together

An overview of the commercialisation of open source and a review of the potential revenue models and their interface with open source, from the first study into this in 2008 to the recent shift by Elastic away from open source to the SSPL licence. Amanda is the editor of Open Source, Law, Policy and Practise …

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[DSC Europe 2020] The GeoPolitical Impact on Technology and the need for Open Tech – Amanda Brock

Amanda Brock, CEO at Open UK, will deliver a keynote with a unique perspective, as the UK moves to Brexit. She will look not only at the impact of these Governmental and State activities on Technology, but the impact of the overall GeoPolitical landscape, data and digital sovereignty, a cloud for Europe and Asia’s bifurcation …

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Data Sovereignty: what approach should the UK take?

‘Data Sovereignty: what approach should the UK take?’ in partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, with The Rt Hon John Whittingdale OBE MP, Minister of State for Media and Data – Department for Digital, Culture, Media and SportMarc Waters, Managing Director UKIMEA – Hewlett Packard EnterpriseSimon Hansford, CEO – UKCloudProfessor Sadie Creese, Professor of Cybersecurity, Department …

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Everybody wants to rule the world, Amanda Brock (Wuthering Bytes 2019)

This talk will start by exploring some of the profound changes that we have seen over the last decade or so and, in particular, how the smart phone and cloud computing have altered our perceptions of and interactions with software. Following which there be an introduction to trustable software and how we need to manage …

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Open for Good (OSS 2020)

OSS 2020 was a forum to discuss theories, practices, experiences, and tools on development and applications of OSS systems, with specific focus on two aspects:(a) the development of open source systems and the underlying technical, social, and economics issue(b) the adoption of OSS solutions and the implications of such adoption both in the public and …

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