Business

Jim Whitehurst: Open or die
A shift is happening in the way innovation is occurring. Businesses are moving from closed systems to open, collaborative innovation. Red Hat CEO, Jim Whitehurst, focused on the three major components influencing this shift in his keynote, Open or die?, at the Open Business Conference held in San... Read more
2 comments Posted 30 Apr 2013 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
open here
Last week North Bridge Venture Partners and Black Duck Software released the 7th Annual Future of Open Source survey. Previous years' surveys have generated interest industry-wide, with implications that cross industries and ecosystems.
0 comments Posted 29 Apr 2013 by Shawn Briscoe Feed
share code
I’d heard some time ago of a couple of Stanford Professors running an online course in Machine Learning, with over 100,000 students registered for their course worldwide. Fortunately for me, 10gen—the company behind the wildly successful MongoDB database—started doing free training using the same... Read more
0 comments Posted 24 Apr 2013 by Ian Waring Feed
financial markets for open source
When I tell people about OpenGamma, reactions are often incredulous. We’ve built a full market risk analytics platform for capital markets—with all the bells and whistles you’d expect, such as a declarative calculation engine, a flashy HTML5 GUI, and a comprehensive analytics library—and we’ve... Read more
0 comments Posted 22 Apr 2013 by Kirk Wylie Feed
enterprises in the cloud
While startups, developers, and small businesses flock to behemoth public clouds like Amazon Web Services and Google Compute Engine that give them a profoundly efficient bang for their buck, bigger enterprises largely stick to paying the high cost for private clouds. They are wary of potential... Read more
0 comments Posted 18 Apr 2013 by Bennett Bauer Feed
build together
Brothers Aleksander and Bård Farstad founded eZ Systems with a strong belief in open source in 1999. At that time, there were no scalable open source business models, so they developed and pioneered their own while developing eZ Publish, an Enterprise Content Management System. Their vision was: an... Read more
1 comment Posted 10 Apr 2013 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
business that supports and drives IT
The Linux Foundation performed their annual global survey of members of their End User Council as well as other companies and organizations with sales of more than $500 million and/or 500+ employees. Their findings show the world's largest enterprises are "increasing their investments in Linux for... Read more
0 comments Posted 9 Apr 2013 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
lightning in a bottle
Loïc Dachary, a Free Software developer and activist and the President of the Free Software Foundation in France, noticed something while attending the OpenStack summit in April 2012. As corporations joined the project and assigned developers to work on OpenStack, all of them knew about Free... Read more
1 comment Posted 8 Apr 2013 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
putting the pieces together
In any field, a major challenge can be finding the right talent. For open source projects looking for contractors, it's hard to organize possible candidates from all over the web. Flossmarket hopes to fill that void. A platform for connecting contractors and businesses/individuals, Flossmarket... Read more
0 comments Posted 3 Apr 2013 by Alanna Howard (Red Hat) Feed
sustainable data
Data on the products we buy is rarely viewed as something to be opened. But in fact, the international standards that make it possible for products to be traded across borders can be used by consumers for their own ends—to help improve information—sharing and choice across the planet. There is... Read more
0 comments Posted 28 Mar 2013 by Phillippe Plagnol Feed

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