Business

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

What the history of open source teaches us about strategic advantage

What the history of open source teaches us about strategic advantage
Open source visionary Bob Young recalls his early insights into open source—and explains what they can teach open organizations today.Read more

How a healthy developer conference budget can provide a big ROI for organizations

How a healthy developer conference budget can provide a big ROI for organizations
In this interview, Emily Hugenbruch, an Advisory Software Engineer and z/VM OpenStack Community Liaison at IBM, discusses the transition developers...Read more

Easier installations, telecom success, and more OpenStack news

OpenStack News
Here's what's happening this week, October 17 - 23, in OpenStack, the open source cloud project.Read more

Lessons learned as an OpenStack Day organizer

Lessons learned as an OpenStack Day organizer
Local events are an important tool in growing the OpenStack community across the globe. Learn why these events matter and how they are organized in...Read more

Recognizing active user contributors to OpenStack

Active user contributors
Learn about the process to create an Active User Contributor designation within the OpenStack community and what it means for those users who give...Read more

Couchbase and the future of NoSQL databases

Couchbase and the future of NoSQL databases
Trends in the open source database industry show positive growth as NoSQL is used for web, mobile, and the Internet of Things (IoT).Read more

How to succeed as a remote documentation contributor in OpenStack

OpenStack Summit interview
In this interview, Alexandra Settle shares a preview of her upcoming talk at OpenStack Summit Barcelona on remote work in open source.Read more

The power of open source is customer freedom

The power of open source is customer freedom
The margins may not be as big, but it does engender customer loyalty and trust. Who says growth at any cost should always be the goal?Read more