Free Software (OSS) – the software (SW) with open source software, which you can legally run, modify and distribute with a few restrictions, or without them. Such software distributed under special types of licenses. What can an organization get from the introduction of the act? * Reduce the cost of acquiring proprietary (proprietary) software. * Modify and customize the act under its requirements. * Become independent software developers. * Reduce management costs by copyright.

In what areas can be used free software? Virtually all known areas of activities (eg: tourism, office management, cryptography, electronic documents, etc.). Answers to these and many other questions you can get at the seminar "Free software: from idea to commercial realization. " Goals / objectives of the workshop: to give you necessary knowledge to use free software in your work, reducing the cost of proprietary software (not free) software support and opportunities to profit from the development and maintenance of the act. Target Audience: * managers at any level of any organization, decision-makers on the implementation of software in the IT-infrastructure; * IT-specialists implement measures for establishing, implementing, maintaining and upgrading software. Workshop Program 1. The concept, idea and philosophy of free software * the concept of free software, unlike the free * the concept of open source software * the concept of Software as an object of intellectual property, proprietary software (not free) software * disclosure essentially the philosophy of free software based on comparing it with the proprietary. 2. Free license, gpl * license as the license agreement, certain legal aspects; * disclosure essentially a license for example gnu General Public License (Universal Public License GNU), version number 2 and number 3, * features some of the free licenses, license * effects violation of free licenses.

3. Pros and cons of open source software * the dignity of the act * act deficiencies * features of open source software in government agencies; * features of the act in education; * features of the act in commercial organizations. 4. Creating a software based on free software * features of software development based on free * free software as a service product; * free software as established by the order. 5. Proposals on Migration free software * standard proprietary software products and their free counterparts * the main stages of migration to free software, * compare the cost of a standard set of proprietary and free software. 6. Ways to profit from creation of the act * overall strategy to profit from the development of the act * model business model.