Selling Open Source - Being Persuasive with Management
Date and Time
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Joseph Guarino , CISSP,LPIC,MCSE2000-2003,PMP , Evolutionary IT - jguarino evolutionaryit com
Selling FOSS solutions to your boss
Ever had a verbal sparring match with a manager or executive who simply didn't understand the need or purpose of utilizing open source? Perhaps you explained the technical & business advantages but it was completely missed by management. Sometimes it seems geeks and suits speak two different language - because we often do. Want to learn how to sell that FOSS solution internally or replace that closed solution with an open one? Join us for a fun exploration of some simple metrics such as TCO, ROI and many more that can benefit you in communicating with those in the business arena. Open source creates the best software in the world, let explore some other methods to bring it even more into the limelight.