June 2010 Newsletter
Dear OW2 Members, Dear All,
This month we have many opportunities for you= to participate in.
Take part in the OW2 Open Source Cloudware=20 Initiative. Just one month ago, on May 5, we launched the OW2 Open Sour= ce Cloudware=20 Initiative. Our anouncement generated quite a bit of http://www.ow2.org/vi= ew/PressReleases/" target=3D"_blank">press coverage; as a=20 reminder please take a look at the Initiative page http://www.ow2.org/view= /Cloud/">here and the http://www.ow2.org/xwiki/bin/download/Cloud/WebHome/OW2CloudInitiative%2= DPR%2Dlong%2DenV3.5.1.pdf">press release. The Initiative was introduced at the http://www.ow2.org/xwik= i/bin/view/Events/SolutionsDatacentersandCloudcomputing" target=3D"_blank">= Solutions Cloud Computing trade show and at the http://www.ow2.org/xw= iki/bin/view/Events/GTLL100520" target=3D"_blank">Systematic Cloud Conferen= ce, and we held a http://www.ow2.org/view/Events/SinoFrenchCloudWorksh= op" target=3D"_blank">Sino-French workshop to assess cooperation oppor= tunities. We are now in the second phase where we open up the Initiative: i= f you want to be part of the action, please check out the participati= on protocol here= .
Sponsor OW2's business event in Beijing. = b>This year, along with the programming contest and with the help of BeiHan= g University, OW2 is organizing a http://www.ow2.org/view/Events/OW2OpenSo= urceBusinessnetworkingmeetingChina">Corporate Networking Meeting for C= hinese and international participants.=20 Join us in Beijing, September 21. Meanwhile, contestants in the 2010= Programming Contest have only a few weeks left to register http://enews.naos.com/servlets/t?p=3D796501494-11110108438&url=3Dhttp://www= .ow2.org/view/Events2010ProgrammingContest/Registration">here and spons= ors are invited to choose among our http://www.ow2.org/xwiki/bin/download/= Events/ProgrammingContest2010/SponsorInfoProgContest10%2Dct.pdf" target=3D"= _blank">sponsoring packages.
Recommend a keynote speaker at this year's = Annual Conference to be held November 24-25 in Paris, France. All info post= ed and regularly updated http://www.ow2.org/view/Events/OW2AnnualConferenc= e2010" target=3D"_blank">here. Save the date!
Please see below for more informa= tion.
Silverp= eas: a turn-key web application for implementing an Intranet/Extran= et or Web 2.0 application, sharing documents, KM, increasing collaboration = quality both inside teams and with partners.
http://forge.ow2.org= /projects/tsrr" target=3D"_blank">TSRR: or Trustie Software Resourc= e Repository, aims at providing a trustworthy software resource management = mechanism and a software resources sharing environment.
zAgile: Based in S= an Francisco, zAgile's technology enables integration of information ac= ross teams, tools, and applications, with a common semantic web based infra= structure.
Open Source= Cloudware Initiative: now in recruitment phase, you are welcome to contrib= ute!
OW2 has launched its Open Source CloudWare Initiative as planned first = week of May. The Initiative is entering the participant recruitment phase. = If you want to contribute a project to the Initiative, please send a mail t= o the OW2 Open Source Cloudware=20 Initiative mailing list.
Open Source Cloudware Initiative: launch activities
The OW Open Source CloudWare Initiative (OSCi) was launched at the Solutions Cloud Computing trade show (May 5-6) and at the http://www.ow2.org/x= wiki/bin/view/Events/GTLL100520" target=3D"_blank">Systematic=20 Cloud Conference (May 20), and we held a http://www.ow2.org/view/Event= s/SinoFrenchCloudWorkshop" target=3D"_blank">Sino-French workshop (May= 25) to assess cooperation=20 opportunities. Please check out the Initiative page http://www.ow2.org/vie= w/Cloud/">here and the http://www.ow2.org/xwiki/bin/download/Cloud/WebHome/OW2CloudInitiative%2= DPR%2Dlong%2DenV3.5.1.pdf">pressrelease.
OW2 will once again exhibit at OSCON on July 19-23, in Portland, Oregon.= That same week we will also attend the More= a>.. Will you be there? Let us know! And come and see us at booth= number 808.
Programming Contest: registration is open (but not for much long=
er, so hurry!...)
Come and demonstrate your programming skills! Register http://www.ow2.o= rg/view/Events2010ProgrammingContest/Registration">here. We have over 3= 0 topics for you and, of course, we are still welcoming http://www.ow2.org= /xwiki/bin/download/Events/ProgrammingContest2010/SponsorInfoProgContest10%= 2Dct.pdf">sponsors. http://www.ow2.org/view/Events/ProgrammingContest2= 010" target=3D"_blank">More.
Open Source Corporate Business Netw= orking Meeting in Beijing
OW2 is organizing the OW2 Open Source Corporate Networking Meeting, a un= ique one-day event aimed at facilitating corporate interaction and raising = awareness in China on the open source business drivers. http://www.ow2.org= /view/Events/OW2OpenSourceBusinessnetworkingmeetingChina" target=3D"_blank"= >More .
Annual Conference: Save the (new) date and recommend a k=
The 2010 OW2 Annual Conference will be held November 24-25, in Paris. Wo= ops, yes, we had to shift the date because of organization=20 constraints.=20 The two-day event will be packed with presentations and round tables. And w= hile we're at it we would welcome from our members for a couple of Keyn= ote Speakers. More.
Board of Directors
The next board meeting will be held by telephone on July 8. Minutes of = last meeting, May 19 are published. Jean-Pierre Laisne was reinstated chair= man of the board. Check out the board page http://www.ow2.org/view/About/B= oard">here.
New Success Story
Global hotel and ser= vices giant Accor uses Talend Open Studio and SpagoBI to improve its archiving and consultation of bookings and=20 cancellations processes. http://www.ow2.org/view/NewsEvents/SuccessStories= " target=3D"_blank">More.
Open World Forum