Re: poor man's SWOT analysis of GUADEC

On Mon, 2005-09-12 at 11:08 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Opportunities:
> > * no one else is really effectively reaching out to governments in
> > most of the world, talking specifically about free software desktops
> > as either a tool for them to use, or as a means of national economic
> > empowerment
> > * continue to see large deployments and corporate interest that we
> > should be able to leverage- sun, real, nokia, in successive years- who
> > will be next year's big news?
> > * lots of interest outside the first world- india, indonesia, etc.
> > * still large bodies of potential volunteers to reach out to, ISVs to
> > speak to, companies to fundraise from, etc., etc.
> Interest from others in building desktop conferences up (eg with OLS)

Alan do you mean OttawaLinuxSymposium?

I think desktop conferences are coming up soon both locally and

The interest is getting traction. In my opinion the momentum will soon
be recognised by both governments, businesses and organisations.

I think that we will see a desktop conference in Europe taking place
fairly soon. 


Anne Østergaard <anne oestergaard nu>

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