Top 35 Opendaylight Questions to Grow

What is involved in Opendaylight

Find out what the related areas are that Opendaylight connects with, associates with, correlates with or affects, and which require thought, deliberation, analysis, review and discussion. This unique checklist stands out in a sense that it is not per-se designed to give answers, but to engage the reader and lay out a Opendaylight thinking-frame.

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To address the criteria in this checklist for your organization, extensive selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information.

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Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which Opendaylight related domains to cover and 35 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.

The following domains are covered:

Opendaylight, OpenDaylight Project, Network functions virtualization, OpenFlow, Open source, Software-defined networking, The Linux Foundation:

Opendaylight Critical Criteria:

Boost Opendaylight visions and frame using storytelling to create more compelling Opendaylight projects.

– Will new equipment/products be required to facilitate Opendaylight delivery for example is new software needed?

– What threat is Opendaylight addressing?

– Is Opendaylight Required?

OpenDaylight Project Critical Criteria:

Conceptualize OpenDaylight Project tasks and find answers.

– Do we cover the five essential competencies-Communication, Collaboration,Innovation, Adaptability, and Leadership that improve an organizations ability to leverage the new Opendaylight in a volatile global economy?

– What vendors make products that address the Opendaylight needs?

– What are the short and long-term Opendaylight goals?

Network functions virtualization Critical Criteria:

Shape Network functions virtualization management and display thorough understanding of the Network functions virtualization process.

– What are the key elements of your Opendaylight performance improvement system, including your evaluation, organizational learning, and innovation processes?

– Who is responsible for ensuring appropriate resources (time, people and money) are allocated to Opendaylight?

– What are our needs in relation to Opendaylight skills, labor, equipment, and markets?

OpenFlow Critical Criteria:

Reorganize OpenFlow planning and oversee OpenFlow management by competencies.

– What management system can we use to leverage the Opendaylight experience, ideas, and concerns of the people closest to the work to be done?

– In a project to restructure Opendaylight outcomes, which stakeholders would you involve?

Open source Critical Criteria:

Map Open source outcomes and catalog what business benefits will Open source goals deliver if achieved.

– Can we add value to the current Opendaylight decision-making process (largely qualitative) by incorporating uncertainty modeling (more quantitative)?

– Is there any open source personal cloud software which provides privacy and ease of use 1 click app installs cross platform html5?

– How much do political issues impact on the decision in open source projects and how does this ultimately impact on innovation?

– What are the different RDBMS (commercial and open source) options available in the cloud today?

– Is open source software development faster, better, and cheaper than software engineering?

– Vetter, Infectious Open Source Software: Spreading Incentives or Promoting Resistance?

– What are some good open source projects for the internet of things?

– What are the best open source solutions for data loss prevention?

– Is open source software development essentially an agile method?

– What can a cms do for an open source project?

– Is there an open source alternative to adobe captivate?

– What are the open source alternatives to Moodle?

– Are there Opendaylight problems defined?

Software-defined networking Critical Criteria:

Check Software-defined networking decisions and correct Software-defined networking management by competencies.

– To what extent does management recognize Opendaylight as a tool to increase the results?

The Linux Foundation Critical Criteria:

Detail The Linux Foundation goals and summarize a clear The Linux Foundation focus.

– How do we ensure that implementations of Opendaylight products are done in a way that ensures safety?

– Are we making progress? and are we making progress as Opendaylight leaders?


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Author: Gerard Blokdijk

CEO at The Art of Service |

Gerard is the CEO at The Art of Service. He has been providing information technology insights, talks, tools and products to organizations in a wide range of industries for over 25 years. Gerard is a widely recognized and respected information expert. Gerard founded The Art of Service consulting business in 2000. Gerard has authored numerous published books to date.

External links:

To address the criteria in this checklist, these selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information:

Opendaylight External links:

OpenDaylight Project – Home | Facebook

Opendaylight (SDN Controller) Installation and Setup – …

OpenDaylight Project – YouTube

OpenDaylight Project External links:

OpenDaylight Project – YouTube

What Is the OpenDaylight Project? Webopedia Definition

OpenDaylight Project (@OpenDaylightSDN) | Twitter

Network functions virtualization External links:

Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) | vCloud NFV | VMware

Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) System …

OpenFlow External links:

Introduction to OpenFlow – YouTube

Home – Inside OpenFlow

Open source External links:

What is open source software? |

Software-defined networking External links:

Software-defined Networking (SDN) – Citrix

What is software-defined networking (SDN)? – …

The Linux Foundation External links:

Printer List | OpenPrinting – The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation – Google+

The Linux Foundation – YouTube