Open Source Insider:

May, 2012

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May 29, 2012  6:25 PM

CIA and FBI host ‘Men In Black’ open source event

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source, Security

I picked a bad day to fly back from the US state of Maryland today. Reason #1: DELTA delayed my flight and bounced me around various East Coast USA airports on my way back to Blighty. Reason #2: Had I stayed on in the "Old Line State", I might have been able to catch the

May 25, 2012  3:22 PM

IT super-brands collude to build the “open web”

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open data, Open source

Microsoft, SAP, Progress Software and a number of other big names including Citrix Systems have come together to push the 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


May 22, 2012  3:23 PM

Open source market analysis for dummies

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source

The Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) in San Francisco this week has spurred an industry analysis report detailing "findings" which assert that open source technologies are leading innovation in major technology segments including mobile, cloud and big data. Are they serious? Open source...


May 21, 2012  4:01 PM

Who Hears Hortonworks? Actuate & Dr Seuss

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Business Intelligence, hortonworks, Open source

Open source Business Intelligence (BI) vendor Actuate has gone on the tech dating game and formed a new collaboration to match its BIRT (Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools) with the Hortonworks data platform to enable big data visualisation technologies. The open source iteration of BIRT...


May 21, 2012  9:11 AM

US Army trains in open source 3-D virtual cyber-world

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source, Virtualisation

The US Army and associated federal agencies are said to be testing prototype "virtual world" technologies in a secure open source environment. Intended to simulate "in theatre" scenarios to stimulate team building skills and wider training and analysis initiatives, the work to test out as many as...


May 17, 2012  3:07 PM

Open source data integration from Aston Martin to the Large Hadron Collider

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data integration, Messaging, Open source

Content and data is everything right? But device usage at the enterprise level necessitates real-time integration, or that data becomes less valuable and potentially even worthless if it exists in some standalone silo. Or so the theory goes at least... Inconsistencies, incongruencies...


May 16, 2012  12:18 PM

Can UK “IT” PLC save money via open source?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
government, Open source

The UK government appears to be taking positive (possibly even 'assertive') steps towards more implementation of open source technologies at this time. The Open Government Summit today will be held on 30th May in Central Hall Westminster and speakers have just been announced. While the UK public...


May 11, 2012  11:06 AM

Open source CRM with “CRM gamification”

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
CRM, Gamification, Open source

A new open source Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution with built in "CRM gamification" techniques has surfaced this month in beta version release form. The 'tablet-ready' Zurmo claims to provide a means to "engage users at every level" in the pursuit...


May 10, 2012  1:17 PM

Cisco: the (software-defined) network is the computer

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Cisco

Cisco has been particularly vocal of late with regard to the impact of intelligent software application management of networks, especially in regard to its work with the OpenFlow protocol. The


May 9, 2012  9:09 AM

Dell Project Cпутник Sputnik docks with Ubuntu

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Dell, Developer, Open source, Ubuntu

Dell is aiming to boldly go where no cosmonaut or programmer has gone before and build an open source laptop designed specifically for developers. Project Sputnik is a six-month effort based on Ubuntu 12.04 and Dell's XPS13 laptop. According to Dell's developer blogger


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