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Open Source and CSR : Role of Open Source in responsible ICT

Speaker(s) : Jean-Pierre Laisné
Date : Tuesday 6 July 2010 Schedule : 16h20 Duration : 40 minutes
Place: Bat. A22 - Salle 117
Transversal topics: Sustainable development

Abstract:

ICT will play a key rule to deploy solutions with low carbon footprint. All activities are concerned. Open Source has a role to play in this "greener IT": it will enable to design innovative solutions quickly and in a collaborative mode, therefore addressing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Open Source Strategy Manager for BULL S.A., Jean-Pierre Laisné is Chairman of OW2 Consortium (previously known as ObjectWeb), a consortium composed of leading Industry players joining efforts to produce Open Source middleware