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May 22-23, 2007 | The Palace Hotel | San Francisco, CA

0 The OSBC is the industry's only forum for senior business leaders, C-level technical strategists, lawyers, and venture capitalists to collaborate on emerging business models, strategies, and profitability for open-source use.

I'll be at the OSBC talking about The Art of Picking Your Poison: Open-Source and the Choice of an Application Architecture. I was also invited to participate in the CIO Hotseat. The conference took place May 22 - 23, 2007 at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

The Art of Picking Your Poison

There are almost as many open-source and commercial frameworks, JSRs, standards, and compliance tools as there are problem domains. There is no such thing as "the right architecture," regardless of what pundits, trolls, and consultants want you to believe (or to buy). This presentation is a guide to the things you need to do in order to bring open-source software in an effective way to your company.

The Art of Picking Your Poison - Keynote format, 980 KB
The Art of Picking Your Poison - PDF format, 772 KB

Interviews at OSBC 2007

The conference was a great opportunity to interview several smart folks who came to share their experiences, wisdon, and advice to the attendees. Most of these interviews were produced for Video.

Impressions from OSBC 2007

Very short video featuring the views from Matt Asay, OSBC organizer and fearless leader, and Matt Szulik, CEO of RedHat. A few views from the conference as well, but not the best effort since the conference rooms were too dark and noisy to shoot anything.

From the CIO Hot Seat

Here are a few ramblings from around the 'net about that session.