Author of Bestselling Book The Open Organization to Explore Principles of Openness for Higher Education
PALO ALTO, Calif. - Feb. 24, 2016 - PRLog -- Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat and author of the popular management book from Harvard Business Review Press, The Open Organization: Igniting Passion and Performance, will be the opening keynote for the inaugural Open Summit, a forum for college and university leaders, taking place May 23rd, 2016 at New York University's Washington Square Campus.
The nominations for the Open Source Initiative board of directors closed on February 15th and we are delighted to share our list of candidates with you!
We are excited that so many people want to take part, and as such would like to introduce you to the candidates before voting opens on February 29th.
Learn about the candidates online
The Open Source Initiative turn 18 this year, and we´re running now our membership drive for the 2nd time. To coincide with our 2016 Board elections, we´ll be recruiting new members through the end of the elections on March 14, 2016.
By becoming a member, you not only get a number of benefits like discounted conference passes and gratis technical training content, but more importantly you also get the option to immediately get involved in our voting process!
The time is once more upon us to elect board members for the Open Source Initiative. This organisation is led by its members, and as such your participation both as a voter, or as a candidate, is essential to our continued success in protecting and promoting open source software, development and communities, and championing software freedom in society through education, collaboration, and infrastructure. If you are not already a member, consider changing that now so you can participate in our upcoming elections!
University continues commitment to open source software and communities through OSI Membership.
PALO ALTO, Calif. - Jan. 24, 2016 -- The Open Source Initiative® (OSI) announced today the Affiliate Membership of Indiana University (IU), a long time champion for the use of open source software as a means for greater efficiency in higher education. The partnership highlights the OSI's recent efforts to extend support to higher education: helping colleges and universities across the globe realize the benefits of open source software, develpoment models and communities.
Shared mission of raising awareness and adoption through community building extends international development, collaboration and advocacy for open source software.
Marist College, consistently recognized as an innovator in open source systems, becomes the second institution of higher education to join the OSI.
Funding platform for freely-licensed works highlights diversity in scope across Affiliate Membership.