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

Twisource: A lightweight, open source social media solution

Social media and technology
Sergey Bronnikov shares why the OpenVZ team created Twisource, an open source social media tool.Read more

How to record screencasts with recordMyDesktop

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Step-by-step directions for how to create screencast videos in Linux with tools for recording and editing including recordMyDesktop and Pitivi.Read more

Open ethos powers Aleph Objects' success

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Aleph Objects, Inc. makers of the LulzBot® 3D printer, cite Free/Libre/Open Source principles as one of the key reasons for its success.Read more

The open source model works for eLearning business

Richard Wyles explains how open source companies can make money, thrive, and truly compete with their proprietary counterparts.Read more

The big tent, summit session summaries, and more OpenStack news

Interested in keeping track of what's happening in the open source cloud? is your source for news in OpenStack , the open source cloud...Read more

Why your manager loves technical debt (and what to do about it)

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Engineers know that there’s much more to a successful software project than meets the eye. Refactoring and testing are as important as functionality...Read more

Open Source Initiative launches free webinar series

OSIdeas is a forum where the OSI community of affiliate members, sponsors, and supporters can share their good work—projects, practices, and people.Read more

8 tips for creating cultural change in your organization

Making an organization more open means making some difficult cultural shifts.Read more