Open Source Strategy and Governance

March 17, 2022 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Reza Alavi

March’s virtual event, on the theme of Open Source Strategy and Governance.

18:00 – Feel free to join the online meeting to chat with other participants
18:30 – Presentations
20:00 – Closing discussion

There is no requirement to register, you can just connect to livestream using BigBlueButton using this link.  Thank you to GWDG for providing hosting for this meeting.  We are also recording the talks for later posting on our YouTube channel.

The livestream link will be open from 18:00 for networking, and the event will start at 18:30 prompt. We’ll keep the link open afterward for discussion.

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Aligning open source governance with your organisation’s business objectives

Gilles Gravier (Wipro)

Governance is a key element of your open source activities. It should be governed by your open source strategy, and it should be done in ways that directly support your corporate business objectives. In this session, we’ll explore what kind of business objectives can be supported by an open-source strategy and those that are specifically the object of a strategically defined governance model. 


The Security Risk of Using Open Source Software

St. John Harold

A key aspect of Governance is understanding the risks associated with using Open Source Software. This session will focus on what we have defined as compliance risks, explaining our reasons for linking compliance with security within the OSS domain covering the compliance of confidentiality, integrity, availability but also looking at privacy and the certification of OSS. This is based on recent research into the wider area of OSS risks. 


James McLeod 

Lloyds Banking Group