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The move to open source technology is a much more fundamental shift than just cost savings, and represents a trend that is starting to cross industries, even the most traditional ones, from financial services through telcos.
0 comments Posted 21 May 2015 by Sharone Zitzman Feed
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Paul Santinelli gives feedback on the Future of Open Source Survey conducted every year by North Bridge in partnership with Black Duck Software. Prior to North Bridge, Paul was the founder of an open source startup and held senior roles at Red Hat, IBM, Lotus Development and Compuware.
0 comments Posted 12 May 2015 by Paul Santinelli Feed
Meritocracy is a great driver of innovation, but if we want to get to the best ideas, we need diversity of thought and an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome to participate and offer different perspectives.
2 comments Posted 5 May 2015 by DeLisa Alexander (Red Hat) Feed
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Case studies help highlight open source projects, while also gathering information to improve them. Here's how to create an open source project case study.
0 comments Posted 15 Apr 2015 by Brian Proffitt (Red Hat) Feed
Every company has different needs and challenges, and patterns of success are equally variant. But that doesn't change the core requirements to a successful company launch, open source or otherwise.
0 comments Posted 13 Apr 2015 by Blake Callens Feed
Numerous real-world examples clearly demonstrate that pairing open source technology with a commercial business to refine marketing and delivery to the enterprise user is a highly successful hybrid model, and one that is likely to become increasingly prevalent in years to come.
0 comments Posted 1 Apr 2015 by Mike Bates Feed
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Open source hardware significantly shortens the gap between the concepts of “project” and “product,” and in conjunction with the boom in Additive Manufacturing, is creating fertile ground for growth in the small-business world.
0 comments Posted 11 Feb 2015 by Rich Thomas Feed
Five new open source project management tools for 2015 plus updates of the tools mentioned in our 2014 list. All in all, this article gives a good look at 11 of the top open source project management tools out there.
22 comments Posted 13 Jan 2015 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
Open source evangelist Brian Proffitt explains open source to his father-in-law by way of book analogy. His explanation of course is open to use and improvement.
0 comments Posted 8 Jan 2015 by Brian Proffitt (Red Hat) Feed
Business is one of the prime areas of focus on Opensource.com, so naturally we've accumulated a lot of great information over the year about tools for doing business, like project management, customer management, and content management. We've also shone a light on the companies and business leaders... Read more
0 comments Posted 23 Dec 2014 by Nitish Tiwari Feed

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