Building a Revolutionary
        Project
 Or: How to get invited to conferences
   after you've pissed everyone off.


   ...
Who?
                    @glezos


Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
Revolutionary
- adj. Marked by or resulting in radical change.
   Bringing about or supporting a revolution.


       Dimi...
Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
It's all about
                    Value

Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
Winds of Change


Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
“If I had asked people what they wanted
   they would have said faster horses”
                     —Henry Ford



    Dim...
Change Everything


Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
“If you really want feedback
be controversial and provocative”
              —Richard Hughes



 Dimitris Glezos · Buildin...
Build it for yourself


Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
Interlude:
Three Cool Business Models

(aka Slashdot's #3 step '???' to success)

  Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutio...
Open Source


Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
Software as a service


 Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
Web 2.0


Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
Fund yourself


Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
“First, we build great software.
Second, we take great care of our customers.
    And third, we tell the world about it.
 ...
Get going

Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
The drawing board


Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
Build a great
           team

Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
Be agile


Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
Focus


Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
Embrace reality


Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
Just friggin'
      Build the thing

Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
“Don't type, prototype.
      Don't worry, be crappy.”
               —Guy Kawasaki



Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolu...
Choose a cool name


Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
Enjoy the ride!


Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
FIN
glezos@indifex.com
@glezos on Twitter


Presentation available at http://bit.ly/fossin09glz
Photo Credits: icanhaschee...
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  1. 1. Building a Revolutionary Project Or: How to get invited to conferences after you've pissed everyone off. Dimitris Glezos glezos@indifex.com
  2. 2. Who? @glezos Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  3. 3. Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  4. 4. Revolutionary - adj. Marked by or resulting in radical change. Bringing about or supporting a revolution. Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  5. 5. Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  6. 6. It's all about Value Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  7. 7. Winds of Change Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  8. 8. “If I had asked people what they wanted they would have said faster horses” —Henry Ford Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  9. 9. Change Everything Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  10. 10. “If you really want feedback be controversial and provocative” —Richard Hughes Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  11. 11. Build it for yourself Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  12. 12. Interlude: Three Cool Business Models (aka Slashdot's #3 step '???' to success) Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  13. 13. Open Source Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  14. 14. Software as a service Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  15. 15. Web 2.0 Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  16. 16. Fund yourself Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  17. 17. “First, we build great software. Second, we take great care of our customers. And third, we tell the world about it. That's it. Anything else is a distraction.” —CAMERON PURDY, Oracle Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  18. 18. Get going Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  19. 19. The drawing board Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  20. 20. Build a great team Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  21. 21. Be agile Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  22. 22. Focus Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  23. 23. Embrace reality Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  24. 24. Just friggin' Build the thing Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  25. 25. “Don't type, prototype. Don't worry, be crappy.” —Guy Kawasaki Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  26. 26. Choose a cool name Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  27. 27. Enjoy the ride! Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
  28. 28. FIN glezos@indifex.com @glezos on Twitter Presentation available at http://bit.ly/fossin09glz Photo Credits: icanhascheezburger.com Dimitris Glezos · Building a Revolutionary Project · FOSS.in '09
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