Category Archives: Event

DataFlow new release

As mentioned in an earlier post, DataFlow is an Oxford-based project in the JISC UMF programme building a data management infrastructure to help researchers manage their research data. OSS Watch, in collaboration with Open Directive, are providing licensing, development, community and sustainability support to the project, which is now getting very close to a new release. Developers have … Read more

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

Open Source Junction 2 – early bird registration ends tomorrow

If you want to hear about industry-academia collaboration and join the newly created open source mobile tech community, then you should plan to be in Oxford on 5-6 July at Open Source Junction 2. This second event in the Open Source Junction series targets specifically context-aware mobile technologies. Speakers from industry and higher education institutions will present … Read more

Open Source Junction 2, 5-6 July 2011

OSS Watch, in collaboration with 100% Open, has created Open Source Junction, a series of exciting events connecting industry and academic innovation. These events bring together the best business and academic minds to explore how the two sectors can jointly innovate and exploit open source mobile technologies. Following the successful Open Source Junction 1 back … 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

Can’t make it to Open Source Junction? We are live-blogging

Open Source Junction: Cross-platform mobile apps (Trinity College, Oxford, 29-30 March 2011) is almost upon us. There’s still time to register (registration closes on 24 March), but if you can’t make it, keep up with all the action by following us on the #osjmob11 twitter tag. We will also be live-blogging proceedings throughout both days … Read more