It should come as no surprise that the longevity of a company depends almost entirely on its ability to make money. In a service industry especially this will come through purchases and continuity programs such as subscriptions. So why is it that so many companies, even those based on free and open source software go about reinventing the wheel when it comes to billing systems? With ever increasing regulations from governments and payment systems why not use the open source model to build your billing infrastructure?
In this talk, Jason Hall will discuss the problems that every developer misses, why your finance gets frustrated, and the marketing team cries about your existing billing code. He will also show you how to avoid problems by utilizing existing open source billing toolkits like Freeside as the base of your billing and payments system.
This session is sponsored by Bluehost
Jason Hall has been a Senior Developer at Bluehost for over 4 years. Originally from Washington state, he spent most of his life in the Seattle area before relocating to Utah in 1998. His previous experience includes serving as Manager of Development at IDIGlobal, as Engineer at NetMark Pro, and as Sr. Billing Operations Engineer at United Online. A graduate of Rick’s College and the University of Phoenix, Jason is the President and founder of Lug-Nut Technologies. He is also an outdoor enthusiast and part of a professional paintball team. Jason and his beautiful wife consider their three wonderful children to be their greatest accomplishment.
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