This 45-minute session is a moderated panel discussion featuring four (4) local organizations of varying sizes that are actively utilizing open source, have utilized open source in the past, or are considering it. Attendees will take away best practices and lessons learned as well as new technology and process ideas, based on real world implementations and experiences.

Moderator: Jim Salter, technology journalist at Ars Technica (and formerly Wire Cutter, Opensource.com and many more), CTO at Openoid

Panelists:
Venkata Achanti, North American Azure Cloud Services, Capgemini
Sarah Sawicki, Planning & Projects Director, Richland Library
Keith Boland, Software Architect, Avtec Inc.
Marc Farrow, Software Architect, Southeastern Freight Lines, Inc.