|[March 14, 2014]
Black Duck Announces Open Source Think Tank Speakers, Sponsors
BURLINGTON, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
Duck Software, the trusted partner for open source software (OSS)
adoption, management, and governance, today announced additional details
for its ninth annual Open
Source Think Tank 2014 event, taking place March 24-26 in Napa,
The invitation-only conference, focusing on the theme "Open Source (News - Alert) -
Engine of Innovation," will feature a case
study on the Internet of Things (IoT).
Led by an executive panel, this years case study will take an in-depth
look at the challenges of preserving openness in IoT. Panel members will
include representatives from GE Software, Panasonic (News - Alert) Automotive Systems
America and Strongloop, among others.
In addition, Ruslan Meshenberg, director, cloud platform engineering at Netflix
and Sean Roberts, infrastructure strategy at Yahoo!
will provide updates to the Netflix and OpenStack case
study presented at the 2013 Open Source Think Tank conference, which
centered around open source as a competitive differentiator.
Blck Duck also announced sponsors
of the Open Source Think Tank:
"Adobe (News - Alert) is excited to sponsor the Open Source Think Tank for the fourth
consecutive year. The ability to discuss the most intriguing and
innovative topics in an open environment make this a unique chance to
gain insight into, and help shape the future of open source," said Dave
McAllister, director, open source, Adobe.
For additional information about Open Source Think Tank, or to apply for
an invitation, visit www.osthinktank.com.
About Black Duck Software (News - Alert)
Duck is the partner of choice for open source software adoption,
governance and management. Enterprises of every size depend on Black
Duck to harness the power of open source technologies and methods. As
part of the greater OSS community, Black Duck connects developers to
comprehensive OSS resources through Ohloh.net,
and to the latest commentary from industry experts through the Open
Source Delivers blog. Black Duck also hosts the Open
Source Think Tank, an international event where thought leaders
collaborate on the future of open source. Black Duck is headquartered
near Boston and has offices in San Mateo, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Hong
Kong, Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing. For more information about how to
leverage open source to deliver faster innovation, greater creativity
and improved efficiency, visit www.blackducksoftware.com
and follow us at @black_duck_sw.
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