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Colchester Digital - Meetup for Digital Professionals

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Colchester Digital - Meetup for Digital Professionals


This month we focus on Software Licensing and plans for Colchester Digital for the rest of this year and next.


18:30 - Food and Drink

18:45 - Talk One - Software Licensing of open source an dcommercial software by Steve Cropper of The Software Consulting Group.

Steve Cropper has had a varied career in both the US and UK. Starting out as an embedded software developer working on flight management computer systems for the A310 Airbus and USAF E6 project, through to the development of early virtualisation technologies and ending up at Cisco where he ended up in Cisco’s Supply Chain organisation where he devised, implemented and executed the policies and processes required to build a Strategic Software Supplier portfolio.

Steve won a Pioneer award as part of the team that implemented the new end to end policies and processes that impacted all major Cisco departments. He finished his tenure at Cisco in California as Senior Manager for Software Product Lifecycle and Compliance Management being responsible for ensuring all 3rd party software used in Cisco products, embedded in hardware or deployed in app form or in the cloud, was correctly licensed, traceable and being used in a compliant way.

19:30 - Break

19:45 - Talk Two - Colchester Digital Planning - Dean Leigh

An update on all things Colchester Digital and some plans for the rest of this year and next.

20:30 - Finish

Colchester Digital is the main digital meet-up for anyone within the surrounding areas of Colchester, Essex.

Future Events:

We meet on the second Thursday of each month, with new topics and discussions.

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Colchester Digital

37 Queen Street · Colchester