The Open Source Geospatial Foundation does much more than hold FOSS4G each year.
This talk will look into what makes OSGeo a software foundation. What software foundations have to offer members, software projects and developers.
This talk is structured around the ñincubationî process by which new software projects join the OSGeo.
If you are new to open source take this is a great chance to see how OSGeo evaluates software projects and how these checks protect you!
For managers it is especially important to understand the risks associated with the use of open source. Understand what assurances OSGeo incubation offers, how to double check the results, and what factors are left for your own risk assessment.
If you are a developer considering getting involved in OSGeo this is great talk to learn what is involved, how much work it will be, and how you can start!
Come see what makes OSGeo more than a user group!