Open Source as a Catalyst for Innovation and Cultural Change featuring Yahoo

Mar 04, 2012

Download Fact: Open source is a fundamental part of many of the world's leading development organizations, and is often credited with enabling and enhancing innovation. But how do open source and the community model of development impact organizational structure and culture?

Join us on this webinar to hear a senior executive from Yahoo! Share his experience and perspective on leveraging the positive business and network effects of open source while simultaneously managing some of the challenges it presents. Learn more about how the right support and boundaries can:

• Unleash innovation Increase developer productivity and satisfaction Help bridge the cultural, organizational and geographic boundaries of world-class organizations.


• Gil Yehuda is Director of Open Source at Yahoo! Inc. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Gil was a Senior Analyst at Forrester Research where he covered the Enterprise 2.0 marketplace and provided insight related to information management, knowledge management, and collaboration on the intranet. Gil is listed in the top 10 most influential bloggers in the Enterprise 2.0 marketplace by and in the top 33 blogs on Innovation and 2.0 by and is the author of "Framework for 2.0 Adoption in the Enterprise".

• Andrew Aitken is Founder and Managing Partner of Olliance Group, the leading open source management consultancy. He is an expert on strategies for the commercialization of open source and a leader in the open source community.


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