Business

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

The OpenStack Summit kicks off in Vancouver, and other OpenStack news

Blue clouds, OpenStack
The Opensource.com weekly look at what is happening in the OpenStack community and the open source cloud at large.Read more

DefCore, project management, and the future of OpenStack

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In this interview with OpenStack community member Rob Hirschfeld, we get updates on the current status of many efforts within OpenStack: DefCore, the...Read more

How to become a valued OpenStack contributor

In this interview with Adrian Otto, project team lead for OpenStack projects Magnum and Solum, we get a preview of his talk at the OpenStack Summit...Read more

Open source a clear choice for CMS development

Smart digital agencies know that if providing value, return on investment, and total customization are all key components to their brand and value...Read more

3 big lessons I learned from running an open source company

One thing is certain: Running an open source company has unique challenges and opportunities. Here are 3 critical lessons I've learned from running...Read more

Why tools like Docker, Vagrant, and Ansible are hotter than ever

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Tools like Docker and Vagrant are Ansible are hotter than ever. What's their secret?Read more

Communication is the key to herding cats

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It takes developers, sales, marketing, and product people to take this open source thing and turn it in to something that's useful and used by people...Read more

78% of companies say they run operations on open source

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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...Read more