Numerous real-world examples clearly demonstrate that pairing open source technology with a commercial business to refine marketing and delivery to the enterprise user is a highly successful hybrid model, and one that is likely to become increasingly prevalent in years to come.
ERPNext is an open source enterprise resource planning tool focused on the do-it-yourself user.
Three things that need to change for government to open source all software it creates.
CEO Jeff Walpole of Phase2 helps persuade businesses to consider open source as a viable solution. Particularly, Drupal. Jeff says, "Phase2 invests an estimated $500,000 every year in time, code, and sponsorship to grow this remarkable open source project." And, in return? Jeff and his team show... Read more
Friday evening can be a very busy time in Citibank’s Changi Business Park office in Singapore. Hundreds of mission-critical applications hit the production servers, security patches are applied, hundreds of professionals including developers, systems engineers, Linux gurus, and management... Read more
This is a summary of Jessica McKellar's talk about Python in the Enterprise at the All Things Open conference this year. She is on the Board of Directors for the Python Software Foundation and an active leader of the Boston Python User Group. Python, the programming language, is an open source,... Read more
It might seem strange coming from the founder of OpenLogic, a company focused on helping others succeed with open source, but the fact is that closed source is better than open source in certain situations.
Download the free All Things Open interview series eBook Steven Grandchamp has more than 30 years of experience in the software industry, serving in executive roles at four successful start ups and at Microsoft. These days he’s the president and CEO of OpenLogic, where he's focused on the company... Read more
Download the free All Things Open interview series eBook Lately it seems you can't read a tech, business, or leadership blog without someone bringing up the changing role of the Chief Information Officer. The consumerization of IT—with employees bringing their own devices and basic IT services... Read more
It takes 20 years to become an overnight success. —Eddie Cantor This week we release the Express and Community Editions of eXo Platform 4.0: The Open Source Enterprise Social Platform. For me, the eXo adventure started almost 10 years ago when I coded the first JSR 168-compatible Portlet Container... Read more