September 19, 2018

At the Crossroads of Open Source and Open Standards

This piece is the first in a series from speakers and sponsors at the Linux Foundation’s Node+JS Interactive (formerly JS Interactive), conference, taking place October 10-12, 2018 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, in Vancouver, Canada. The program will cover a broad spectrum of the JavaScript ecosystem including Node.js, frameworks, best practices and stories from successful end-users.

A new crop of high-value open source software projects stands ready to make a big impact in enterprise production, but structural issues like governance, IPR, and long-term maintenance plague OSS communities at every turn. Meanwhile, facing significant pressures from open source software and the industry groups that support them, standards development organizations are fighting harder than ever to retain members and publish innovative standards. What can these two vastly different philosophies learn from each other, and can they do it in time to ensure they remain relevant for the next 10 years?

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