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Organizations Learning to Contribute to FOSS �The Right Way�

May 10, 2010, 16:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Elizabeth Krumbach)

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"A couple weeks ago I wrote that I would be attending the 4th Annual Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit. I wrote about much of my experience there and at the Open Source Business Conference back in March over in my personal blog: "Lessons from Open Source Business Conference and the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit".

"However, I also wanted to make a post here to cycle back to some of what I learned from the Collaboration Summit in relation to my March 30th post about contributing, "How and why contributing to FOSS can benefit your organization". In this post I discussed using community tools, getting involved in the community and what steps you could take to get there. This was based upon several years of my own involvement in the FOSS (Free/Open Source Software) community directly and now my experience working for a company which makes FOSS contributions.

"The talks at the Collaboration Summit strengthened my resolve in and increased the clarity of my understanding about the right way of going about contributing to FOSS as a company."

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