How to Open Source Internal Software

Using war stories from several open source projects the talk will cover the sometimes subtle aspects (both technical and social) of how to run a lasting and vibrant open source project.

Topics covered will include: Benefits of open sourcing, Getting Started, Convincing the Stakeholders, Setting up your Technical Infrastructure, Managing your social and political infrastructure, dealing with the money, how to run communications, Packaging/Releasing and Daily Development, Managing Volunteers and the dreaded Licensing, Patents and Copyright.

Video producer: http://geecon.org/