Archive for the ‘Radical Openness’ Category

What shall I do with Open Data

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Here below you can find the text of the speech that I gave during an expert panel on Open Data taking place on October 17th at “A. Capitini – Vittorio Emanuele II – A. di Cambio” upper secondary school located in Perugia (Italy), which education on technological, economic and touristic subjects. [The Italian original text […]

Che farò con gli Open Data

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Quanto segue è il testo del mio intervento del 17 Ottobre 2014 agli studenti dell’Istituto Tecnico Economico Tecnologico “A.Capitini – V.Emanuele II – A.Di Cambio” di Perugia. [To my English friends: the English translation is available here.] Oggi siamo qui per argomentare sul tema “che farò con gli open data”. Vorrei cominciare con analizzare queste […]

Everything has a price, nothing is free

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Some thoughts on the concept of value, for innovators: an example of reverse-thinking Time ago I listened to a talk by Vito Mancuso, a famous Italian theologian, about “Io e Dio” (God and I). Quite an unusual topic for me. Nevertheless, I’ve extracted a reflection from it that, after some time, I wish to take […]

Building Innovation Momentum

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Here you can find the presentation that supported my speech at the latest edition of the European Summit on the Future Internet, held in Aveiro, Portugal on June 14th, 2013. Aveiro is a nice place which I would highly recommend (just like Portugal). I took part in the “Big Data, Cloud, Smart Spaces, IoT, M2M […]

Radical Open Source – Economics

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

A long time ago I wrote my first post on Radical Openness. I promised to post something more about the Economics lying behind the Radical Openness approach, even though it is  quite a challenge for me. As both an industrial IT manager and a representative of open source communities, when dealing with open source projects […]

Open Source Strategies for the Enterprise

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Last week, during my flight to Paris, I finally had the chance to read Simon Phipps’ book entitled  Open Source Strategies for the Enterprise. Buy it. Great value at zero price! I read it quite fast because I already knew its main contents: in fact, the book is a rational selection of Simon’s posts that […]

How to build an industrial open source policy – Let’s learn from France

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

France is one of the main adopters – or probably the larger adopter – of open source software at the public level. Last week, at Open World Forum 2012, the French National Council for Open Source Software (CNNL)  presented  a list of 10 indications sent to Fleur Pellerin, French Ministry for SMEs, Innovation and Digital […]