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DevOps Malmö

Starting an Open Source Project - What you need to know

Sweden's Open Source industry association - Open Source Sweden, walks you through all the essential things you need to know when starting or running an open source project. We will discuss fundamental considerations for successful open source projects, such as:

  • Project goals and market positioning
  • Project identity and brand
  • Governance
  • Infrastructure and financing
  • Metrics and sustainability
  • Licensing and all things legal

This is an useful session for anyone:

  • who wants to start an open source project
  • who is currently running a project and are looking for ways to improve it
  • who wants to understand better how to contribute to open source projects
  • who are curious of fundamentals which makes open source projects

**This event will be live-streamed on YouTube, so anyone can watch it here:


Magnus Glantz - is a board member of Open Source Sweden, a published author and Principal Solution Architect at Red Hat with a focus on DevSecOps and automation technology. 

Mathias Lindroth - is a board member of Open Source Sweden. He is also a business lawyer, active for many years, including IT and intellectual property law. With a background as a lawyer and co-owner of a larger Malmö-based law firm, he today divides his time between his own firm, board assignments and, not least, research together with the Software Systems Research Group at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Skövde.


17:30 - 17:45 Meet & Greet
17:45 - 18:30 Presentation 1 & 2
18:30 - 18:50 Pizza & Drinks
18:50 - 19:30 QA/Continue Discussion

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