Category Archives: Business

Open source innovation

In June 2010 I chaired the inaugral TransferSummit Conference (report) in Oxford. The byline for that conference was “Open Source, Open Development, Open Innovation”. In September this year we are running TransferSummit again. The tag line this year is “Open Innovation Everywhere.” I’m proud of the conference we have created. Jay Lyman, Senior Analyst at … Read more

i4i and the law of retaliation

The legal troubles of Microsoft with Canadian technology firm i4i may seem far removed from the world of open source, but in fact this legal battle – which has just reached its final stages in the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) – will have repercussions that are bound to change the environment in … Read more

Open Source Junction 1: cross-platform mobile apps – the extras

Following the publication of Michelle Pauli’s blog report on our recent event, we are pleased to bring you a series of mini-interviews with speakers and attendees from both industry and academia. The interviews give a flavour of the range of interests represented at the event, and an insight into why people came and whether their … Read more

OSS Watch Open Source Junction, Oxford, 28–29 March 2011

This guest post was written by Michelle Pauli, who also wrote the live blog at Open Source Junction. ‘More people pooling more resources in new ways is the history of civilisation’ Howard Rheingold Open source software features, in some form, in just about every mobile device. This has created huge opportunities for innovation, communication and … Read more