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Transforming Government Through Openness: How open source software strategies can help IT leaders drive change

Transforming Government Through Openness: How open source software strategies can help IT leaders drive change

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:30am to 10:50am
Center Stage

While human brains can produce exquisite rational thought, they are also wired to resist change. Yet individuals and organizations can harness the very forces that inhibit change to effect radical transformation, if they are given the right tools and blueprints to do so. Addressing ever-changing technology threats, opportunities, and contexts can be achieved via processes and structures that have been in mainstream practice in open source software for over 25 years. Open source best practices can also help Government IT leaders implement change across a wide range of key areas, including strategic planning, recruiting, procurement, and production.

Speakers: 

Michael Tiemann – Past President, Open Source Institute, Vice President, Open Source Affairs, Red Hat, Red Hat