April 2015 Newsletter



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<html> <head> <style type="text/css" media="screen"> body { margin: 0; padding: 0 2%; width: 720px; padding: 1em; font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.5em; font-family: "Arial", sans-serif; } h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6 { border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dotted; border-bottom-color: #0099cc; display: block; font-weight: 400; line-height: 1.2em; margin-top: 20px; margin-right: 0pt; margin-bottom: 20px; margin-left: 0pt; } h1 { color: #ff6600; font-size: 1.77em; } h2, h3, h4, h5, h6 { color: #0099cc; font-size: 1.46em; } a:link, a:visited { color: #0099CC; text-decoration: none; } a:hover, a:active { color: #0099CC; text-decoration: none; } .commentDG, .newsletterTitle{ padding-left: .5em; padding-right: .5em; } .newsSection { color: #000; border-color: #F60; border-style: dashed; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-top-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; padding-left: 1em; padding-right: 1em; margin-top: 10px; margin-left: .5em; margin-right: .5em; } </style> <meta name="robots" content="noindex,nofollow"></meta> <meta property="og:title" content="Strategy update, New Member CETIC, Upcoming events"></meta> </head> <body style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;padding-top:1em;padding-bottom:1em;padding-right:1em;padding-left:1em;width:720px;font-size:12px;line-height:1.5em;font-family:'Arial', sans-serif;" > <div class="logoOW2"><a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-y/" title="Home" target="_blank" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" ><img src="http://i2.createsend1.com/ti/r/B2/78E/396/193301/csimport/logo2smalltagline_0.jpg" alt="logoOW2" title="logoOW2" border="0" height="89" width="736" /></a></div> <p> <div class="newsletterTitle" style="padding-left:.5em;padding-right:.5em;" > <p>[OW2 Newsletter - April 2015 - From the OW2 Management Office]</p> </div> <div class="commentDG" id="commentDG" style="padding-left:.5em;padding-right:.5em;" > <p>Dear OW2 Members, dear All,</p> <p> This month we have our general assembly and the <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-j/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >board of directors</a> is set to elect OW2's new chairperson so this is the ideal opportunity for a quick update on our&nbsp; long-term strategy.</p> <p> At <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-t/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >CloudScape</a> and <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-i/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >NetFutures</a> in March, we unveiled our market place developed within the framework of EU-funded project <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-d/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >AppHub</a>. At the same time, with the help of the <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-h/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >Technology Council</a>, we are re-evaluating all projects in our code base and, thanks to <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-u/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >RISCOSS</a>, another EU-funded project, we are making good progress with our quality program, All these efforts should converge towards a fully implemented quality program and fully operational market place by the end of the year. This will be the culmination of the long-term strategy <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-o/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >presented</a> several years&nbsp;ago at OW2con 2011 and the beginning of a new cycle for OW2.</p> <p> I am also delighted to introduce <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-b/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >Marcel Donges</a>, OW2's new CTO who will oversee the completion of this strategy.&nbsp; Working from Munich, Marcel brings substantial expertise and experience in open source infrastructure software. Please give a warm welcome to Marcel!</p> <p> I am also pleased to announce that long-term promoter of FLOSS-adoption, <strong><a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-n/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >CETIC</a></strong>, an IT research center based in Wallonia, Belgium, has joined OW2 as a corporate member. We are looking forward to working with them.</p> <p> Thank you for your contributions and on-going support,</p> <p> <a href="mailto:cedricthomas@ow2.org" target="_blank" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >Cedric Thomas</a></p> <p> <p>PS: Project leaders: Do not forget to use the OW2 Forge to tell everybody about your project updates. News will appear on the <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-p/" target="_blank" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >OW2 forge</a>, our <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-x/" target="_blank" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >home page</a> and in this <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-m/" target="_blank" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >newsletter</a></p> </p></div> <div class="newsSection" id="newMembers" style="color:#000;border-color:#F60;border-style:dashed;border-bottom-width:1px;border-top-width:1px;border-left-width:1px;border-right-width:1px;padding-left:1em;padding-right:1em;margin-top:10px;margin-left:.5em;margin-right:.5em;" > <h1 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#ff6600;font-size:1.77em;" >&gt;New Members<br /> </h1> <p> <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-c/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >CETIC</a>: an applied research centre specializing in ICT located in Wallonia, Belgium, CETIC will leverage OW2 to support use of FLOSS and related research results by companies in the region, particularly SMEs.</p> </div> <div class="newsSection" id="projectUpdates" style="color:#000;border-color:#F60;border-style:dashed;border-bottom-width:1px;border-top-width:1px;border-left-width:1px;border-right-width:1px;padding-left:1em;padding-right:1em;margin-top:10px;margin-left:.5em;margin-right:.5em;" > <h1 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#ff6600;font-size:1.77em;" >&gt;Project News<br /> </h1> <h3 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#0099cc;font-size:1.46em;" > &gt;Project Updates</h3> <p> <img src="http://forge.ow2.org//themes/ow2/images/ic/cfolder15.png" alt="" height="13" border="0" width="15" />&nbsp;01 Apr 15:&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-q/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >Release of OpenAXES 1.0.0</a></strong>&nbsp;(Posted by: ymombrun) <br /> <img src="http://forge.ow2.org//themes/ow2/images/ic/cfolder15.png" alt="" height="13" border="0" width="15" />&nbsp;30 Mar 15:&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-a/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >XWiki 7.0 Released</a></strong>&nbsp;(Posted by: evalica) <br /> <img src="http://forge.ow2.org//themes/ow2/images/ic/cfolder15.png" alt="" height="13" border="0" width="15" />&nbsp;24 Mar 15:&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-f/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >XWiki 7.0 Release Candidate 1 Released</a></strong>&nbsp;(Posted by: tmortagne) <br /> <img src="http://forge.ow2.org//themes/ow2/images/ic/cfolder15.png" alt="" height="13" border="0" width="15" />&nbsp;18 Mar 15:&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-z/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >XWiki 6.4.3 Released</a></strong>&nbsp;(Posted by: enygma) <br /> <img src="http://forge.ow2.org//themes/ow2/images/ic/cfolder15.png" alt="" height="13" border="0" width="15" />&nbsp;13 Mar 15:&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-v/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >Talend Open Studio for Data Integration 6.0.0 M3 available</a></strong>&nbsp;(Posted by: pcoffre)</p> </div> <div class="newsSection" id="communityNews" style="color:#000;border-color:#F60;border-style:dashed;border-bottom-width:1px;border-top-width:1px;border-left-width:1px;border-right-width:1px;padding-left:1em;padding-right:1em;margin-top:10px;margin-left:.5em;margin-right:.5em;" > <h1 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#ff6600;font-size:1.77em;" >&gt;Community News</h1> <h3 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#0099cc;font-size:1.46em;" > Cloud Computing World Expo, April 1-2, 2015, Paris</h3> <p> <img src="http://www.ow2.org/xwiki/bin/download/Main/WebHome/Logo-OCFatCCWE.jpg " style="width:110px;float:left;margin-top:5px;margin-bottom:5px;margin-right:12px;margin-left:0px;" /></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Our third "Open Cloud Forum by OW2" in France takes place this week in Paris! Check out the final program and do not forget to register. Visit us on booth A17. <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-e/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >More</a></p> <h3 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#0099cc;font-size:1.46em;" > The Open Source Innovation Spring, March 13 - April 3, Paris &amp; Palaiseau</h3> <p> <img src="http://www.ow2.org/xwiki/bin/download/Events/The_Open_Source_Innovation_Spring_Paris_Palaiseau/carres.png" style="width:50px;float:left;margin-top:5px;margin-bottom:5px;margin-right:75px;margin-left:0px;" /></p> <p> Co-organized with <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-s/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >Systematic</a> and <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-g/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >IRILL</a>, this series of events highlights the excellence of innovative projects from the French industry and research programs. Main topics: Cloud (including the Open Cloud Forum by OW2), Big Data, and IoT. <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-w/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >More </a><br /> &nbsp;</p> <h3 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#0099cc;font-size:1.46em;" > OW2 Programming Contest 2015</h3> <p> <img src="http://www.ow2.org/xwiki/bin/download/Events2013ProgrammingContest/WebHome/OW2ProgrammingContestMedium.png" style="width:80px;float:left;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:5px;margin-right:45px;margin-left:0px;" /></p> <p> Our call for topic proposals for the 2015 Programming Contest is open. OW2 project leaders: do not miss the April 30 extended deadline. <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-yd/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >More</a></p> <h3 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#0099cc;font-size:1.46em;" > Cloud Expo Europe, March 11-12, 2015, London</h3> <p> <img src="http://www.ow2.org/xwiki/bin/download/Events/Cloud_Expo_Europe_2015_London_/images.jpg" style="width:100px;float:left;margin-top:5px;margin-bottom:15px;margin-right:20px;margin-left:0px;" /></p> <p > The Open Cloud Park organized for the first time at Cloud Expo Europe was a great success. Check out photos and slides of presentations. <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-yh/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >More</a></p> <h3 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#0099cc;font-size:1.46em;" > Net Futures 2015 EU Digital Agenda, March 26-27, Brussels</h3> <p> <img src="http://www.ow2.org/xwiki/bin/download/Events/EU_H2020_Net_Future_2015_Brussels_Belgium/netfutures2015art793836.jpg " style="width:100px;float:left;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:10px;margin-right:22px;margin-left:0px;" /></p> <p style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:40px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;" > Check out the slides of the presentation by OW2 CEO Cédric Thomas on open source communities governance and the importance of foundations at this event organized by the European Commission. <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-yk/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >More</a>.</p> <h3 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#0099cc;font-size:1.46em;" > Hadoop Summit, April 15-16, Brussels</h3> <p> <img src="http://www.ow2.org/xwiki/bin/download/Events/Hadoop_Summit_Brussels/hadoopsummitlogo.png" style="width:90px;float:left;margin-top:5px;margin-bottom:5px;margin-right:33px;margin-left:0px;" /></p> <p> High visibility for the OW2 Big Data initiative at Hadoop Summit, April 15-16 in Brussels with Talend Gold Sponsor and SpagoBI Silver Sponsor. <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-yu/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >More</a></p> <h3 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#0099cc;font-size:1.46em;" > OW2 Webinars</h3> <p> <img src="http://www.ow2.org/xwiki/bin/download/Webinars/WebHome/OW2WebinarsLogoRGB%2D128x75.png" style="width:80px;float:left;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:5px;margin-right:45px;margin-left:0px;" /></p> <p style="height:45px;" > OW2 Project Leaders, we have available slots for your project webinar.&nbsp;Please check out the dates and book your OW2 Webinar now. Click <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-jl/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >here</a> to review past OW2 Webinars.&nbsp;<a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-jr/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >More</a></p> <h3 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#0099cc;font-size:1.46em;" > In the OW2 Ecosystem</h3> <p> Research Professor position open at Telecom Sud Paris. Check out the job description <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-jy/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >here</a>.</p> <h3 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#0099cc;font-size:1.46em;" > OW2 Community Notices</h3> <p> <strong>Board meeting</strong>: The next meeting of the Board of Directors will be held on Thursday April 9, 2015. <strong>Elections</strong>: The election for the chairperson will be held between March 24 and April 9. <strong>General Assembly</strong>: Our General Assembly was held on April 1, in Paris, at <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-jj/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >CCWE</a>, room Amsterdam.</p> </div> <div class="newsSection" id="outlook" style="color:#000;border-color:#F60;border-style:dashed;border-bottom-width:1px;border-top-width:1px;border-left-width:1px;border-right-width:1px;padding-left:1em;padding-right:1em;margin-top:10px;margin-left:.5em;margin-right:.5em;" > <h1 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#ff6600;font-size:1.77em;" >&gt;Outlook</h1> <h3 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#0099cc;font-size:1.46em;" > OW2 2015 Event Plan</h3> <p> Please check out our list of IT industry and open source events for 2015 and tell us about events you'd like to see in our schedule. <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-jt/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >More</a></p> <h3 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#0099cc;font-size:1.46em;" > fisl, July 8-11, Porto Alegre</h3> <p style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:30px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;" > As in previous years, we may coordinate with our Brazilian colleagues on the opportunity for OW2 to present at fisl 2015. Of course all members are invited to share this opportunity with us.</p> <h3 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#0099cc;font-size:1.46em;" > OSCON, July 20-24, Portland, USA</h3> <p> OW2 has applied for a booth in the non profit pavillion. Once confirmed, all members are invited to come and help promote the community there.</p> <h3 style="border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:dotted;border-bottom-color:#0099cc;display:block;font-weight:400;line-height:1.2em;margin-top:20px;margin-right:0pt;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0pt;color:#0099cc;font-size:1.46em;" > OSCi Convention, Fall 2015, Paris</h3> <p> We are working on organizing the <a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-ji/" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >OSCi</a> Convention. A workshop, it will focus on upcoming calls for cloud computing EC-funded and state-funded collaborative projects. Project leaders, submit your cloud presentation and collaboration proposals. Stay tuned!</p> </div> <div class="newsSection" id="archive" style="color:#000;border-color:#F60;border-style:dashed;border-bottom-width:1px;border-top-width:1px;border-left-width:1px;border-right-width:1px;padding-left:1em;padding-right:1em;margin-top:10px;margin-left:.5em;margin-right:.5em;" > <p><a href="http://newsletter.ow2.org/t/r-l-qhdijo-l-jd/" target="_blank" style="color:#0099CC;text-decoration:none;" >OW2 Newsletter Archive</a>.</p> </div> <div class="disclaim" id="disclaim"> <p><b>Disclaimer</b>: The OW2 newsletter is intended for general informational purposes only. The contents may not be comprehensive or up-to-date. 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