I run the LibrePlan project. My biggest user is an oil company with offices in 30 countries. LibrePlan is a web-based project management application with very professional features. I have been managing this project for the past 5 years. In this talk I want to show you what LibrePlan is, why it’s so cool and how I kept the project alive. It is a talk about tech stuff, but also about moral dilemma’s. It’s a talk for newbies, but also for those with lots of open source development experience.


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Caroline Lee at 12:22 on 20 Oct 2019

Really informative session. Was good to understand the story and drive behind Libre Plan.

Some very moving slides and a personal insight into Jeroens life and motivation. Really engaging presentation style too.

I wish Jeroen all the best moving forward and I am sure he's on to a winning team with Yannick (and Carston ) on board.

I look forward to seeing how it progresses.

I can assure Jeroen that when I say 'That was interesting' I really do mean it ... It's not a code for anything in this occasion.

I think a project with someone who has a passion and drive to move it forward will flourish irrespective of setbacks. Keep on going.

Best of luck with the Enterprise / subscription model.

tom smith at 13:03 on 20 Oct 2019

Funny, informative.The project itself really handy,usefull.

great mix of running, user experience and technology - my kind of talk!

Peter Edley at 15:43 on 20 Oct 2019

Great to see the background

Dave Morriss at 13:01 on 21 Oct 2019

Great talk. Jeroen is a ln amazing guy for a start. We had a personal story, some technical descriptions and a good bit of humour. Excellent stuff!

Henry Sprog at 21:24 on 30 Oct 2019

We often forget the amount of work in running a project. Nice balance of project life cycle chronology and the real world issues that have to be managed. Excellent.