Presentation of Free Enterprise network. Or how to apply the values ​​of free software business.

Speaker(s) : Lucien Petit

  • Language : Français
  • Nature : Conference
  • Date : Thursday 11 July 2013
  • Schedule : 14h40
  • Duration : 40 minutes
  • Place : K.3.601
Public cible : Professionnels


Free enterprise network is a network of service companies free software setting in the heart of their operation principles prevailing in the open source community: sharing, transparency, democracy. Companies are grouped around a charter states in particular:

- That all elements of business operations can    subject to a vote in accordance with the principle one man = one vote
- That the manager is elected in accordance with the same principle
- Whether employees are full owners of the company.

This organization makes it possible to agree the form and substance, It can not cut the free software development mode production which is consubstantial: collaborative mode. it is that rarely include freshly landed in the market become juicy the "Open Source" companies. The network companies are 17 in number and they work as many "Business Units" with their independence from management, but working with each other and allowing each to significantly increase its field of expertise and resource pool.