Author Archives: Alan Bell

The Ubuntu Developer Summit

This guest post was written by Alan Bell. Picture the scene: a sunny morning in a peaceful Belgian forest, rabbits playing on the grass, birds in the trees full of the joys of spring. This was the setting for the Ubuntu Developer Summit for the ‘Maverick Meerkat’ release. Three hundred or so people were assembled … Read more

Building an Engaged Community

On 7 December 2009 OSS Watch hosted a mini conference in Oxford, at the University Club. There were two workshops running concurrently, one on Open Source, Open Development and Open Innovation, which we wrote about last month, and the other on Building an Engaged Community, which is the subject of this article. During the workshops … Read more