Ola Bini discusses using open source in distributed teams from a sociological, political, and organizational point of view, providing some lessons useful in daily development.
Ola Bini works as a language geek for ThoughtWorks in Chicago. He is one of the JRuby core developers and has been involved in JRuby development since 2006. Ola has created two languages: Ioke and Seph. He’s author of Practical JRuby on Rails Projects and co-author of Using JRuby for the Pragmatic Programmers, a contributor to many open source projects, and a member of the JSR292 Expert Group.
Software is changing the world; QCon aims to empower software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the enterprise software development community; to achieve this, QCon is organized as a practitioner-driven conference designed for people influencing innovation in their teams: team leads, architects, project managers, engineering directors.