Dec. 15, 2020

22 - Open Source for Enterprise Innovation with Jay Garcia

How can digital innovation occur within the enterprise? And how does open source play into that? Jay Garcia knows best.


How can digital innovation occur within the enterprise? And how does open source play into that? Jay Garcia knows best. As an early thought leader in modern JavaScript frameworks, he co-founded a company on the principles of open source. Today, he continues to use these principles to drive innovation within one of the fastest growing private firms in America.

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Topics

  • 0:00 - Jay has a pinball machine
  • 2:02 - Setting context for the discussion
  • 4:21 - JavaScript over the last 10+ years
  • 9:28 - Operating a business with an open source mindset
  • 12:35 - Why some frameworks fail and others thrive
  • 17:30 - Innovation within the enterprise
  • 22:14 - Labs as an innovation center
  • 26:00 - Transparency for empowerment
  • 30:08 - The lifecycle of labs project "Modite Adventure"
  • 33:07 - Going from a POC to production
  • 35:28 - How the open source mindset impacts innovation
  • 38:07 - Where to find Jay online

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