Conference on Open Source Collaborative Development
16..17th of November 2006,
Organized by Ethiqa SAS with the support of:
The first Héphaïstos conference just
doors, the initial version of the proceedings
are now avaiable.
The second International Conference on Open Source Collaborative
Platforms is planned for next year:
development of Free (Libre) and Open Source Software (FLOSS) is a
complex process with many technical, social and economical aspects.
key to a successful Open Source Economy is the capacity of the FLOSS
communities to collaborate, this collaboration has been implemented
with a variety of formal and informal methodologies supported with a
set of tools providing critical services, for instance:
- Bug Tracking
- Packaging tools
- Support and
collaboration Forums and Instant messaging systems
and tools continues to emerge, evolve, and spread as the FLOSS global
phenomenon spans and connects culture, technology, and organization.
is one of the most interesting, successful and controversial
technology related phenomenon.
collaboration tools and methods are the backbone of the FLOSS
development, but unfortunately many users of FLOSS see the result but
not the process and therefore have trouble to manage the transition
from FLOSS user to “Full membership”.
the public sector still fails in many case to fully reap the benefits
of an Open Source Strategy because of this.
goal of the Héphaïstos 2006 is to provide an
international forum where a diverse audience of FLOSS researchers,
and decision makers can share their experience and explore the
culture, methodologies, technologies and tools that enable an
efficient collaboration between teams that share a common goal but
not a common line of command.
2006 will bring together members of the academia, industry, open
source community and public administration to share experiences,
ideas, and concerns.
Héphaïstos conference will be an opportunity
to share research papers, workshops,
tutorials, panels, and project demonstrations.
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