Wednesday, February 20 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
RFC: Obtaining Management Buy-in for Mainline Development - Kevin Chalmers, Texas Instruments, Inc.

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

This presentation will provide engineers with recommended strategies for gaining senior management approval of mainline Linux development. Often engineers struggle to clearly outline the advantages of mainline Linux development and to quantify the financial benefits to their organization’s bottom line while making the Linux mainline offering better and improving their respective projects. This presentation will help engineers more effectively communicate with less technical management and convey compelling arguments for mainline Linux development initiatives.
The target audience is any engineer seeking to begin mainline development within their organization. Kevin Chalmers has successfully used these strategies within TI to create a mainline development organization focused on upstream support for TI devices. He can share best practices and pitfalls in soliciting management approval.


Kevin Chalmers

Director of Linux Core Product Development, Texas Instruments
Kevin Chalmers has been with TI for 14 years and is the Director of the Linux Core Product Development team within TI which is responsible for the development and support of upstream components. Leveraging the perspective he has gained from managing both support and dev teams he... Read More →

Wednesday February 20, 2013 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Cyril Magnin III Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel 55 Cyril Magnin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Attendees (0)