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  • Blog Post: Bill Hilf interviews Matt Asay at OSCON 2006

    by MichaelF on July 31, 2006 01:33pm Matt Asay, formerly of Novell, now VP of Business Development at Alfresco and co-founder of OSCON took some time out of his busy conference schedule to sit down with Bill for an interview. Matt, author of the AC/OS Blog (Matt Asay on OS) is a vocal supporter...
  • Blog Post: The CodePlex Foundation Debuts

    by Peter Galli on September 10, 2009 11:30am Many of you will, by now, have heard about the formation of the CodePlex Foundation. In order to give you an in-depth look into the thinking behind Microsoft sponsoring the Foundation, I talked to Bill Staples , the General Manager for the Web Platform and...
  • Blog Post: OSCON2006 - O'Reilly Radar Updates

    by admin on July 25, 2006 11:56am More Updates (8/1): OSCON Photo Update Update, 7/25: We just wrapped up the O'Reilly Executive Day here at OSCON after two days of what many would call record heat in the Pacific Northwest. With many of the Port 25 folks having commuted from larger...
  • Blog Post: Keynoting at OSCON 2010

    by Peter Galli on July 22, 2010 10:01am Jean Paoli, the General Manager for Interoperability Strategy at Microsoft, delivered a keynote address at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) in Portland, OR , this morning titled "Open Cloud, Open Data." During his keynote , Paoli addressed four...
  • Blog Post: Getting Ready for OSCON 2009

    by Peter Galli on July 21, 2009 06:13pm I'm back at the San Jose at the McEnery Convention Center after attending the Community Leadership Summit this weekend, where we are setting up the Microsoft booth in preparation for the formal opening of the O'Reilly Open Source Convention ( OSCON ) tomorrow...
  • Blog Post: Thoughts from OSCON: Development Practices

    by MichaelF on August 14, 2006 11:30am I recently attended OSCON 2006 , and had a lot of fun being there. Microsoft’s presence in the Open Source World is still a novelty (to say the least), so I always got a reaction out of people at the conference when they saw my badge! We had a large...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft @ Oscon 2011: We have become more open, let’s work together!

    Gianugo Rabellino, Microsoft’s Senior Director for Open Source Communities, just finished delivering his keynote at OSCON in Portland . As Gianugo is now wandering around the OSCON session and expo floor, I thought it would we useful to give you a quick recap of what he just presented. During...
  • Blog Post: OSCON 2007 Trip Report

    by anandeep on August 17, 2007 01:35pm My overall impression was that OSCON was lower key than last year.  There seemed to be fewer booths in the Exhibition floor and less palpable excitement in the venue.  A lot of people were complaining about the quality of the tutorials and the talks. ...
  • Blog Post: MS Open Tech @ OSCON 2012

    If you’re at OSCON 2012 this week, drop by the Microsoft booth (#601) – we’d love to see you! We have many members of the MS Open Tech team here, as well as OSCON attendees from a variety of Microsoft teams and product groups who work with open source software. Our booth features...
  • Blog Post: OSCON and Everything After

    by Bryan Kirschner on August 29, 2007 01:09am When I describe my job as “helping Microsoft and open source to grow together,” I get a broad range of reactions from people outside and inside of Microsoft. These reactions have included sentiments along the lines of “that must be...
  • Blog Post: history.forward()

    by Sam Ramji on July 25, 2008 06:16am I’m writing this from Portland, Oregon where one of the world’s largest Open Source conferences is taking place: OSCON.  This year’s event is focused on a theme of “ten years of open source,” referring to 1998 as the year that Eric S. Raymond, Danese Cooper...
  • Blog Post: OSCON 2009

    by Peter Galli on June 29, 2009 07:29pm As Microsoft continues to support and participate in open source communities, the company is again a proud sponsor of the annual O'Reilly Open Source Convention ( OSCON ), which is being held in San Jose from July 20 to July 24. In addition to having a booth on...