May 8-11, 2017

Event Details

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Organisation Culture: A Catalyst for OpenStack Community

Openstack community development in traditional organization requires change in culture. Such changes are difficult to drive and nurture in organization which promotes open source as well as closed source. This paper talks about key motivators for organization to go for Open Source. Further once decided, how to create and promote such culture in organization. 

In NEC Technologies India we started journey in Openstack in 2012 in small way. Gradually we nurtured Openstack community by providing enablers at organization level. As a result, since last 4 years, many members started contributing in Openstack community at various levels and so far we contributed more than 300,000 LoC across 6-7 openstack release and many reviews in openstack community from India center. This paper will talk about experiences in driving such change in culture of organization and its impact in community. We will also talk about challeges faced by us in recruiting, training and retaining Openstack team.

What can I expect to learn?

Attendees can learn about importance of organization culture for promoting open source community development. They can learn about process which can help in creating and nurturing openstack teams in mixed kind of organization. 

Wednesday, May 10, 2:40pm-3:20pm (6:40pm - 7:20pm UTC)
Difficulty Level: Beginner
NEC Technologies India Ltd
Deepak Kumar Gupta is having 18+ years experience in Open Platform , Cloud and IoT Product development. He is presently heading Cloud and Platform Division at NEC Technologies India. He is leader of OSS technology Center in NEC.  He is foundation member of FIWARE ( He started his career as linux kernel developer (crash dump/memory management/IPI) and worked on... FULL PROFILE