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Harbor in Action: The journey of Nederlandse Spoorwegen towards implementing and adopting an OSS registry

Title: Harbor in Action – The journey of Nederlandse Spoorwegen towards implementing and adopting an OSS registry
Presenter: Hein-Jan Vervoorn and Orlin Vasilev
Topics: Harbor, OSS, Kubernetes Registry
Type of session: Breakout
Time: 14:45-15:30

In today’s fast-paced technological landscape, embracing open-source software (OSS) has become crucial for organizations seeking innovation and efficiency. However, adopting and managing OSS at an enterprise level requires meticulous planning and robust infrastructure. The Netherlands Railways (Nederlandse Spoorwegen), a leading transportation company, took the plunge to implement an OSS registry and embark on a transformative journey towards a more streamlined and secure development process.

Join us for an insightful talk as we delve into the experiences and challenges faced by NS in their endeavor to embrace open-source technologies. Hein-Jan Vervoorn – SRE at NS will share his first-hand experiences and expertise gained during the implementation and adoption of Harbor, the motivation behind the company’s decision to adopt an OSS, and the factors that led them to choose Harbor as their platform of choice. He will provide valuable insights into the transformational process that NS underwent, the benefits they reaped, and the lessons learned along the way. Hein-Jan will be joined on stage by Orlin Vasilev – The Harbor Community Lead (VMware) to discuss the community aspects of OSS and in particular project Harbor and how your involvement and contributions to OSS are the key success factor for any open-source project.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the firsthand experiences of Hein-Jan Vervoorn and the technical expertise of Orlin Vasilev as they unravel the transformative power of Harbor in NS’s quest to enhance their development process through open-source technologies.