Difference between revisions of "Organizations"

From Free Open Source Software
Jump to: navigation, search
(Add FOSSLC.org)
(Add GOSLING)
Line 1: Line 1:
Organizations that support FOSS in other than technical ways including the following:
+
Key organizations in the FOSS ecosystem that provide support in other than technical ways include the following:
  
* [http://www.iosn.net/ International Open Source Network] -- "''The vision is that developing countries in the Asia-Pacific Region can achieve rapid and sustained economic and social development by using affordable yet effective FOSS ICT solutions to bridge the digital divide.''"
+
* [http://www.iosn.net/ International Open Source Network] -- "The vision is that developing countries in the Asia-Pacific Region can achieve rapid and sustained economic and social development by using affordable yet effective FOSS ICT solutions to bridge the digital divide."
  
* [http://fosslc.org FOSS Learning Centre] -- A non-profit organization providing conferences, webcasts, online videos, and workshops teaching skills with open source software.  
+
* [http://fosslc.org FOSS Learning Centre] -- An international non-profit organization serving as an information and training hub for conferences, webcasts, online videos, and workshops providing information about with free open source software.
  
* [[Open Source Initiative]] -- The recognized certification authority for whether or not a given software license is FOSS.
+
* [http://www.goslingcommunity.org/ GOSLING] - "Getting Open Source Logic INto Governments", is an informal learning and knowledge-sharing community who actively assist the engagement of free/libre open source methods and software solutions in Canadian Federal and other government operations.
 +
 
 +
* [[Open Source Initiative]] -- The original popularizer of the term "open source", and the recognized certification authority for whether or not a given software license is FOSS.
  
 
* [http://www.oss-institute.org/ Open Source Software Institute] -- Non-profit organization of corporate, government and academic representatives to promote open-source solutions within U.S. government agencies and academic entities.
 
* [http://www.oss-institute.org/ Open Source Software Institute] -- Non-profit organization of corporate, government and academic representatives to promote open-source solutions within U.S. government agencies and academic entities.
  
 
* [http://www.oss-watch.ac.uk/ OSS Watch] -- UK public institution to provide unbiased advice and guidance on the use, development, and licensing of free and open source software.
 
* [http://www.oss-watch.ac.uk/ OSS Watch] -- UK public institution to provide unbiased advice and guidance on the use, development, and licensing of free and open source software.

Revision as of 15:33, 19 July 2009

Key organizations in the FOSS ecosystem that provide support in other than technical ways include the following:

  • International Open Source Network -- "The vision is that developing countries in the Asia-Pacific Region can achieve rapid and sustained economic and social development by using affordable yet effective FOSS ICT solutions to bridge the digital divide."
  • FOSS Learning Centre -- An international non-profit organization serving as an information and training hub for conferences, webcasts, online videos, and workshops providing information about with free open source software.
  • GOSLING - "Getting Open Source Logic INto Governments", is an informal learning and knowledge-sharing community who actively assist the engagement of free/libre open source methods and software solutions in Canadian Federal and other government operations.
  • Open Source Initiative -- The original popularizer of the term "open source", and the recognized certification authority for whether or not a given software license is FOSS.
  • Open Source Software Institute -- Non-profit organization of corporate, government and academic representatives to promote open-source solutions within U.S. government agencies and academic entities.
  • OSS Watch -- UK public institution to provide unbiased advice and guidance on the use, development, and licensing of free and open source software.