Business

Our articles on business look into how companies today are using open source and how "open" is shaping the future of business.

A business plan for your open source project

A business plan for your open source project
The Open Source Canvas is a business plan for your open source project.Read more

Coopetition: All's fair in love and open source

Competing: All's fair in love and open source
"I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn't know how to get along without it." —Walt Disney PostgreSQL vs. MySQL. MongoDB vs...Read more

Why the operating system matters even more in 2017

Why the operating system matters even more in 2017
Operating systems don't quite date back to the beginning of computing, but expect them to be around a long time to come.Read more

Why Red Hat takes an 'upstream first' approach

Why Red Hat takes an 'upstream first' approach
In this five-minute lightning talk, Thomas Cameron highlights Red Hat's work on open source projects other than Linux.Read more

What's new in OpenStack in 2016: A look at the Newton release

What's new in OpenStack in 2016: A look at the Newton release
Let's look at a few highlights from OpenStack's 2016 Newton release.Read more

Productivity hacks: Optimizing your workflow with open source

Productivity hacks: Optimizing your workflow with open source
Opensource.com editors share some of their favorite productivity tools to get stuff done.Read more

A new kernel on the way, self-taught software engineering, and more open source news

Open source news
The world of open source software is a busy place. Sometimes keeping up with all of the news, announcements, and cool things to be discovered can be...Read more

How Capital One is embracing open source

How Capital One is embracing open source
After years of proprietary and closed source solutions, organizations in the financial sector are embracing open source software.Read more