business

It is possible to build a business around open source. It's not easy, but it can be done. Patrick McFadin talks to us about how.
0 comments Posted 14 Jul 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
A customer relationship management (CRM) system can be essential tool for a business’ survival and growth. Open source offerings in this area rival their proprietary competitors.
6 comments Posted 8 Jul 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
open source experience
Can you really do DevOps without sharing scripts or code? DevOps manifesto proponents value cross-functional teams, symbiotic relationships, and continual feedback loops. Effective DevOps initiatives create engaged communities where team interactions amplify personal actions. When technology teams... Read more
4 comments Posted 10 Apr 2014 by Chris Haddad Feed
open source business
CEO Jeff Walpole of Phase2 helps persuade businesses to consider open source as a viable solution. Particularly, Drupal. Jeff says, "Phase2 invests an estimated $500,000 every year in time, code, and sponsorship to grow this remarkable open source project." And, in return? Jeff and his team show... Read more
2 comments Posted 3 Apr 2014 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
Last year, Opensource.com covered some popular open source project management tools (ProjectLibre, ]project-open[, and OpenProject.) We found these articles to be valuable to our readers, so here we take a look forward at what we think 2014 holds for these open source project management tools. This... Read more
55 comments Posted 6 Jan 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
best open business articles in 2013
Many of our best articles in 2013 covered open source projects and businesses, including open business models for heirarchy and modes of operations within the company structure as well as businesses built on and serving up open source software or hardware.
0 comments Posted 24 Dec 2013 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
open source software for the office
Office software suites offer a host of tools to help you get things done: email, a word processor, notepads, spreadsheets, as well as, presentation, finance, and publisher applications. Which office suite was your first? Do you love or hate the one you're using now? From your experierce, how would... Read more
44 comments Posted 14 Nov 2013 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
open source software for the office
Office software suites offer a host of tools to help you get things done: email, a word processor, notepads, spreadsheets, as well as, presentation, finance, and publisher applications. Which office suite was your first? Do you love or hate the one you're using now? From your experierce, how would... Read more
44 comments Posted 14 Nov 2013 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
business as usual is a dead end
It might seem strange coming from the founder of OpenLogic, a company focused on helping others succeed with open source, but the fact is that closed source is better than open source in certain situations.
4 comments Posted 31 Oct 2013 by OpenLogic Feed
open source businesses
For nearly as long as the three of us have known each other, we have talked about the things we would make when we had our own company. The seriousness of that statement grew and waned over time. But early this year, a friend who was just getting into working with the Arduino microcontroller... Read more
0 comments Posted 22 Oct 2013 by Maniacal Labs Feed

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