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Open Source as a Catalyst for Innovation and Cultural Change featuring Yahoo!
Open source is a fundamental part of many of the world's leading development organizations, and is often credited with enabling and enhancing innovation. But how do open source and the community model of development impact organizational structure and culture?
Join us on this webinar to hear a senior executive from Yahoo! share his experience and perspective on leveraging the positive business and network effects of open source while simultaneously managing some of the challenges it presents. Learn more about how the right support and boundaries can:
Increase developer productivity and satisfaction
Help bridge the cultural, organizational and geographic boundaries of world-class organizations
Gil Yehuda is Director of Open Source at Yahoo! Inc. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Gil was a Senior Analyst at Forrester Research where he covered the Enterprise 2.0 marketplace and provided insight related to information management, knowledge management, and collaboration on the intranet. Gil is listed in the top 10 most influential bloggers in the Enterprise 2.0 marketplace by SeekOmega.com and in the top 33 blogs on Innovation and 2.0 by Wrike.com. Gil has been keynote speaker and featured presenter at numerous conferences, and is the author of "Framework for 2.0 Adoption in the Enterprise".
Andrew Aitken is Founder and Managing Partner of Olliance Group, the leading open source management consultancy. He is an expert on strategies for the commercialization of open source and a leader in the open source community. In 2001, Andrew founded Olliance Group with other industry veterans to provide management and business strategy consulting to companies leveraging open source where he has personally advised firms such as IBM, Intel, Microsoft, and dozens of VCs and start-ups.