Building a Firm Open Source Foundation Beyond Features

Building a Firm Open Source Foundation Beyond Features

Building a Firm Open Source Foundation Beyond Features & Tools

Geographer, GIS Professional Author, Web Mapping Illustrated Executive Director & Charter Member Open Source Geospatial Foundation

Beyond Features & Tools > > >

Software Features Internal Capabilities Community OSGeo's Role

Software Inside the Box

Key features & functionality > Power, Reliability, Usability > Interoperability and standards Relationship to other projects Result: Meets your needs

https://confluence.prodevelop.es/display/pan Beyond proprietary

Coding stats, costs and human stats OSGeo Incubation

Application, status, graduation Healthy, diverse projects Internal Capabilities

Focused on tasks of an organisation

More than just users Build a professional toolkit > Enhance personnel > Fuel competitive advantage > Look forward Result: Expanded offerings

Capabilities Deliver Solutions

Choosing components Custom fit for requirements Flexibility to change Reliability in long term

Community Outside the Box

Where will it take you? Deepening commitment > Understanding others > Working together > Investing yourself Result: Builds professional networks

Community Give and Take

Local chapters Committees, Board, Members, Friends

FOSS4G Conference Sponsors Evangelists, advocates and enthusiastic power users Developers, writers, testers

Your Outlook for 2010

Aim high! > Expect more > Get under the hood Expand your abilities > Break out meet tomorrow's standards

> Invest in your organisation Grow as people > Encourage professionals > Support others Contact Me

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