Tutorial: Anthony Wasserman. Open Source Software for Information Systems
June 15, 2023 11:00 12:30 Room 7 & 8
This tutorial defines free and open source software (FOSS), and describes the benefits of FOSS software, and the ways it can be most effectively used by individuals and organizations. The focus is on open source components that are most relevant for building modern information systems, such as content management systems, NoSQL database management systems, AI tools, containers and microservices, as well as techniques for scalable cloud deployments. This tutorial describes the benefits of FOSS software for organizations, the ways it can be most effectively used within those organizations, and the likely future directions for it.