In this talk, Jeremy Bennett will share his experiences of running a fully open source (OS) consultancy implementing OS compilers and chip simulators for major corporations around the world. The issues covered will include:
     - business models that allow a decent profit
     - staff recruitment, training and retention
     - legal challenges, including licensing
     - the dangers of 'open washing'
     - how to manage without Microsoft Office!

Agenda

Programme:

1900   Registration and refreshments

1930   Dr. Jeremy Bennett speaks on "Running a free and open source business for fun and profit"

2015   Questions

2100   Meeting ends



BCS Hertfordshire - Running a free and open source business for fun and profit.
Date and time
16 January, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location
Sopra Steria
Three Cherry Trees Lane
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
England
HP2 7AH
Price
This event is sold out