Level 5: Open Source as a Corporate Strategy

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A this level, the enterprise embraces the full potential of OSS. It proactively uses OSS for innovation and competitiveness. It leverages OSS as an enabler of digital transformation and digital sovereignty. C-level open source awareness is achieved.


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In Open Source we TrustOrange CIO Thierry Souche at OW2con'17 on open source as a cultural change.Video
 L'open source comme enjeu de souveraineté numériqueCédric Thomas, OW2 CEO, Workshop at Orange Labs, Paris, January 28, 2020 PDF
Key Challenges of Mainstream Open SourceCedric Thomas' presentation at Paris Open Source SummitPresentation

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Case studies in OSS strategic advantage

  • Process innovation objective
  • Business sovereignty objectives
  • IT efficiency objectives

Company specific topics

  • Internal tooling
  • Internal processses
  • Management awareness

Certification – Competence acknowledgement

  • Needed to become "certified" (even if only internal to <company>) in a compliance "officer role
  • Open source compliance certificate recognized by (or progressively common within) Europe ? "I am Open Source certified, level compliance officer, by OW2 / Inno3 / FSFe / Eclipse / ... "