Embrace your Community
Mark Keating will give a talk at YAPC::NA 2012 described as:
How can you benefit from free software in business? How can you run a business in which most of what you work with and produce isn’t charged for? What is the value in engaging with a non-profit orientated community? Why would you want to engage with a community that can critically be described as a social exercise in collaborative one-upmanship?
In this talk Mark will use the experience gained from several years managing a free software consultancy to discuss the benefits to business of working with free software and engaging with the community. Using Shadowcat Systems, the Perl language and associated community as a basis for that talk.
[From the YAPC::NA Blog.]