10 signs your company doesn't understand open source

Top 10 signs your company doesn't "get" open source

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Guy Martin, Managing Principal Architect at Red Hat, gives us the big reasons why companies shy away from using open source —and other misconceptions, like not being able to mix and match open and closed source applications and thinking open source is only about risk management.

He advises those who want to see open source concepts and technologies implemented in their company to seek out and team up with like-minded coworkers.

Martin's takeaway image is Bart Simpson writing at the chalkboard: Open source is good for me, I'm going to embrace it. 

About the author

Guy Martin - Guy Martin is Director of Open @ Autodesk, where he represents the company to the broader open source community, as well as works with internal teams to help accelerate their use of and collaboration with open source. Prior to Autodesk, he helped found and create the Samsung Open Source Group, a team charged with making sustained contributions to key open source projects on behalf of the company.In his former role at Red Hat, he created the Open Source Enablement consulting offering to help