Open Source in the Enterprise with Eddie Jaoude

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GitHub Star of the Year 2020, Eddie Jaoude, shares his experiences of working with corporate, private sector and high street banking clients

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If companies such as RedHat and Netflix with billions in revenue are open sourcing their projects, why are more enterprises not doing this? GitHub Star of the Year 2020, Eddie Jaoude, shares his experiences of working with corporate, private sector and high street banking clients, in the context of successes and challenges of open sourcing their projects through case studies. This talk addresses common misconceptions on the link between open source security and project data, how enterprises can learn from start-ups by removing red tape blockers and taking a collaborative approach for greater project success. With the tech workforce constantly evolving - whether that is following industry best practices or what candidates are looking for in a company - Eddie looks at why having open source projects will make you more attractive as an employer. No matter what stage your company is at in its open source journey; considering it as an option, starting out or having embarked on it many years ago - Eddie shares his predictions on the future of open source in enterprise with tools like Copilot, CodeSpaces, GitHub Actions and what you can do to make your open source project a success by automating the changelog creation, automating the release and automating the deployment.

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· Successes and challenges when open sourcing your project as an enterprise

· How to make your open source project a success

· Insights from a GitHub Star of the Year on the newest GitHub features Copilot, Codespaces and GitHub Actions

· How automation of the changelog creation, release and deployment can be effective steps to making a successful open source project

Eddie Jaoude- GitHub Star of the Year 2020

Eddie is an Open Source fullstack and DevRel expert, with experience in Javascript, Typescript, SQL, NoSQL, automation testing and DevOps. The foundation of Eddie's tech ethos is Open Source, as there is something in it for everyone. Eddie founded the EddieHub community to foster collaboration, communication and career development. Eddie received the GitHub Star of the Year 2020 Award and GitHub Community Growth Award 2021.

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