NASA Releases Proceedings, Recommendations From First Open Source Summit | FedScoop
by Luke Fretwell, Fedscoop, June 28th, 2011
Organizers of NASA’s first Open Source Summit have released a summary of its proceedings that could serve as a model for other federal agencies wanting to conduct similar conferences for their own open source developer communities. The 85-page report documents how the event was organized, collaboration tools used, user statistics, attendee list, schedule and media coverage. According to NASA, the Open Source Summit, held March 29-30 at Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA, was established “to discuss current challenges with NASA’s open source policy framework, and propose modifications that would make it easier for NASA to develop, release, and use open source software.” …
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