Pair to Discuss “Forge.mil: Open Source Collaborative Principles at Work Within the U.S. Department of Defense”
BRISBANE, Calif., July 19, 2010 — CollabNet®, the leader in Agile application lifecycle management ( Agile ALM) in the Cloud, announced today that the company’s Community Management and Strategic Consultant, Guy Martin, will be presenting at the OSCON 2010 Open Source Convention with Aaron Lippold, a computer scientist and technical adviser for the Forge.mil project, the Chief Information Assurance Executive, the Technical Director of the Computing Services Directorate, and the Chief Technology Officer of the Defense Information Systems Agency on issues of security, information assurance, and open technology.
The pair will deliver a presentation titled, “Forge.mil: Open Source Collaborative Principles at Work Within the U.S. Department of Defense.” More information about the presentation is available at http://www.oscon.com/oscon2010/public/schedule/detail/13932.
|WHO:||CollabNet’s Guy Martin and Forge.mil’s Aaron Lippold|
|WHAT:||A presentation providing insight into the progress of the Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) Forge.mil initiative, which has garnered more than 6,000 members and 360 projects in the last year and a half. Attendees will learn from first-hand experience how open source principles are transforming the way the DoD develops software.|
|WHEN:||4:30 p.m., PDT, Thursday, July 22, 2010|
|WHERE:||OSCON Open Source Convention
Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Portland, Ore., 97232
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