ALERT participation on fOSSa 2012
ALERT project consortium was present at fOSSa Conference 2012 event held at Lille (December 4th, 2012) which is the one of the leading global forums intended for spreading Open Source Software state of the art to academic, scientific, research communities and also to developers, early adopter and decisions-makers from all over the world. ALERT partners organized a presentation to demonstrate the potential of the ALERT software system, highlighting special uses for the system on different scenarios and types of organizations such as Open Source Communities and Software development Companies, and also for small development teams and stand-alone developers as well.
The event was conducted by our the leader senior engineers of the ALERT technical team, Gregor Leban from the Jožef Stefan Institute is the leading Slovenian scientific research institute and Fotis Paraskevopoulos from theInstitute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) of university of National Technical University of Athens, Greece.
The presentation consisted of an introduction, conducted by Fotis Paraskevopoulos, who described ALERT system and its value for different target users such as developers, development companies and forge providers. Then Gregor Leban made a live demo of the latest version of system showing the main components and functionalities of the system and user interface for developers. Many people attended to the presentation and also got quite involved at the end when the ALERT team engaged several questions from the public. The availability of ALERT’s first public software release was also announced at the conference, which can be downloaded here.
About ALERT (Active support and reaL-time coordination based on Event pRocessing in open source software developmenT) Project: ALERT is an EC partially funded R&D project that started 1st, October 2010 and has a duration of 30 months with a Total Budget of 4,019,835.00 € (EC Funding 2,948,856.00 €) made up of 9 partners (FZI Germany, Atos Spain, CIM Serbia, Corvinno Hungary, ICCS Greece, IJS Slovenia, KDE e.V. Germany, Linagora France and URJC Spain)