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PhD dissertation survey on requirements engineering practices used in open source software development

Dear sir/madam,

You are invited to participate in a survey titled "requirements engineering practices used in the development of open source software projects". This survey is part of a PhD dissertation study on requirements gathering in open source software development.

OSS Adoption in Corporate Sector - Research Survey


I invite you participate in survey on "Adoption of Open Source Software (OSS) in Corporate Sector". This survey is a part of my research degree (Ph.D). Request you to invest around 10 minutes and fill on-line. Thanks in advance for your support. Please feel free to reach out to me for any clarifications.
"By 2016, over 50% of software 'purchases' will be Open Source" (NorthBridge 2011). ARE WE READY???

Research Objective: Identify reasons for the hindrance in OSS adoption and propose solutions to increase adoption.

Lakshmanan Ramanathan,
Sr. Project Manager, Infosys Limited

Mozilla Madrid Technologies Course

The "Madrid Mozilla Technologies Course" is a three-month blended learning course organized by the Mozilla Foundation, Mozilla Europe and the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid Spain). The course starts July 1st 2009 and will finish October 15th. Most of the course is on-line and can be followed by followed by students using telematic tools (web, mailing lists, wikis, IRC, etc.). A one-week on-site sprint at on of the campus of the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos from July 13th to July 17th is included in this course.

Humanitarian FOSS

The Humanitarian FOSS Project is a collaborative, community-building project that was started by a group of computing faculty and open source proponents at Trinity College, Wesleyan University, and Connecticut College. Their goal is to build a community of academic computing departments, IT corporations, and local and global humanitarian and community organizations dedicated to building and using Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) to benefit humanity.

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A bibliography and links to FLOSS workshops and journal special issues is available from

Presentations on FLOSS

Presentation slides on FLOSS and related topics are available from SlideShare; discover what people are presenting about FLOSS, and share your own work as well. These presentations may provide useful educational materials and a snapshot of how people are presenting FLOSS in a variety of settings.

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FLOSS Research Ethics

An excellent selection of resources related to FLOSS research ethics:

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