Business

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

How to fire yourself: A founder's dilemma

How to fire yourself: A founder's dilemma
"Grant, would you rather see your ideas implemented, or be the one who tries to implement them—but who never has time to finish even one of them,...Read more

5 steps for making community decisions without consensus

5 steps for making community decisions without consensus
The Xen Project community had such a decision to make in the wake of the XSA-7 security issue about the project's security policy. Learn about how...Read more

Ansible as a gateway to DevOps in the cloud

Ansible as a gateway to DevOps in the cloud
Sysadmins who think the cloud is a buzzword and a bunch of hype should check out Ansible.Read more

Let's Encrypt: Why create a free, automated, and open CA?

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Starting a new CA is a lot of work. The Internet Security Research Group co-founder and director explains why they decided to build a new free,...Read more

Coffee Shop DevOps: How to use feedback loops to get smarter

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Learn how to break the cycle of doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting different results.Read more

Flatpak: A new framework for building and distributing desktop applications

Flatpak: A new framework for building and distributing desktop applications
Fragmentation is a longstanding Achilles heel for the Linux desktop. In a world of myriad incompatible distributions, popular apps are typically...Read more

Newton release previews, adoption trends, and more OpenStack news

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Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project. Here's what's happening this week, August 15 - 21...Read more

Trends in corporate open source engagement

Trends in corporate open source engagement
We look at trends in corporate involvement in open source technologies and communities.Read more