Cisco: Solving for Integration in Open Source Adjacent Communities
I have had the pleasure of serving as an Individually elected member of the OpenStack Board of Directors during 2017. Prior to my current work, I served OpenStack to lead the development of and deliver innovative software building blocks for OpenStack in concert with over 28,000 other individuals involved with OpenStack.
As a result of the OpenStack community output over the past seven years, there has been massive technical software innovation in open infrastructure. While the level of innovation in OpenStack and other adjacent communities has been grand in scale, the increasing pace of software innovation has not been without cost. Integration of the hundreds of different open source projects both within OpenStack and within adjacent communities has created new challenges for operators of Open Source software projects. A challenge for operators is an opportunity for Open Source.
On November 5th, 2017, one day prior to the OpenStack Sydney summit, the OpenStack Board of Directors met with the Technical Committee and User Committee to define a refined strategic framework for improving the state of integration of various Open Source communities involved in open infrastructure development.
During the November 6th, 2017 OpenStack Sydney Summit keynote, Jonathan Bryce rolled out OpenStack’s Integration Strategy to Summit attendees. The strategy is focused on four key elements creating a recurrent theme:
Read the entire article here, Solving for Integration in Open Source Adjacent Communities
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