Ingres Vice President of Product Management Deb Woods discusses Open Source for America and government policy issues around open source. Ingres is an OSFA founding member and Woods serves on its Steering Committee. She also runs the open source blog and podcast Out of the Woods.
Open Source for America is an organization formed in July 2009 by businesses and organizations to advocate for open source technology use within the federal government.
Open Source for America launched a new video campaign to promote the benefits of government using open source technology. The video includes business leaders from Red Hat, Sun Microsystems and Google.
Gunnar Hellekson of Red Hat Government shares how a â€˜fail fasterâ€™ culture is an option when it comes to the government embracing open source, how we must celebrate the success stories and the importance of Open Source America, in his talk, â€œApplying Open Source Principles to Federal Government.â€