Last week, I had a chance to give a talk on the history of Open Source in the US Government at the Salon du Logiciel Libre et des Technologies Ouverts du Québec. They were an extraordinarily welcoming crew, and Laurent Bounin and friends did a wonderful job with the speakers and the space. It was the first time I've addressed an audience inside a working ferry terminal.
On Wednesday, I'll be talking with Joe Morris, the Director of Research at the Center for Digital Government, about a survey we conducted on cloud adoption in state and local governments. Register here.
I'll be spending most of the week at La Cantera in San Antonio for the Alamo ACE event. On Tuesday, I'll be conducting a panel on the Joint Information Environment and on Wednesday, I'll be giving a keynote. A 90 minute keynote. During lunch. Dave called it "the Ironman of public speaking."
On Tuesday morning, I'll be in the Hilton in downtown Austin for a big JBoss and OpenShift Workshop. I'm looking forward to that. From there, straight to an airplane and Charleston for the C5ISR Conference. I'm doing a panel on Wednesday afternoon with my good friend John Scott. That'll be fun, too. I suspect we'll … Continue reading This Week: Austin and Charleston
I'll be talking about business models for open source at the OSHERA Annual Conference in Bethesda on 5 September. Next week, I'll be at the North Carolina Datapalooza in Raleigh, which is going to be a blast. On October 1st, I'll be at the NIST Cloud and Mobile Computing Forum. I'm really growing to love … Continue reading This Week: OSHERA in DC
I'll be talking about openness, innovation, and biplanes in San Antonio. [More Info].
On Tuesday morning, I'll be in Austin, talking with our friends at Accenture about the Public Services Platform and OpenShift.
I'll be in Boston for Red Hat Summit this week. I'll be at the "Streamline & Accelerate IT Service Delivery with OpenShift Enterprise" talk on Thursday, and at the government lunch right after. Otherwise, I'll be milling around trying to sweet-talk engineers into working on government problems.
On June 3-4, you should be at the Health Datapalooza in DC. On the morning of June 4 at the Westin in DC, I'll be spending the morning with Wyatt Kash at the "Open Path to IT Security Roundtable". I've done one of these for Platform-as-a-Service, and I love it. Having a friendly, relaxed atmosphere … Continue reading This Week: IT Security Roundtable
With TechTarget, I'm presenting on the virtues of Platform-as-a-Service. On Friday and through the weekend, I'll be loitering around the Texas Linuxfest and the ATX Civic Hackathon.