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Thursday, March 31 • 2:40pm - 3:30pm
The Benefits of SPDX Data in the IP Compliance Review Process - Mark Gisi & Sameer Ahmed, Wind River Systems

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As a major distributor of an embedded Linux platform, Wind River is required to review and clear 1000s of packages every year. Initially we used SPDX data to prepare and deliver open source license disclosure documents to customers. SPDX data has also become an important source of license compliance data that we heavily leverage in the IP compliance review process. Simply put, we have become depended on SPDX data. We present how we generate and use SPDX data to obtain much better licensing information while simultaneously streamlining the review process for 1000s of software packages annually.


Sameer Ahmed

Senior Member of Technical Staff - App, Wind River Systems
Sameer Ahmed is a Sr. Member of Technical Staff at Wind River Systems. He has developed various cloud system applications including tools to generate and consumer SPDX data. Sameer is the technology lead of the SParts project and core blockchain ledger developer. Sameer has a Master... Read More →
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Mark Gisi

Director, Open Source, Wind River
Mark Gisi, Director of Open Source Programs at Wind River Systems, is manager of the open source program office responsible for open source adoption; risk mitigation; community engagement and innovation acceleration. Mark is also a lead contributor to the Hyperledger Software Parts... Read More →

Thursday March 31, 2016 2:40pm - 3:30pm PDT
Alpine Ballroom A