CEO Enrique Posner talks about Taiga's 150,000 users, their developer community, and what's next for the project management tool.
Why are you an open organization? Chad Whitacre explores this critical question's implications for organizing your core values.
Redmine for project management leads one company to offer a hosted version and create a new viable business.
One thing is certain: Running an open source company has unique challenges and opportunities. Here are 3 critical lessons I've learned from running Lucidworks.
Welocalize open sourced the translation management system (TMS) GlobalSight in 2009. Open source has allowed users and clients the most options to supporting and creating solutions that work best for them. The GlobalSight community has been active since 2009 and is a vibrant, active group of users... Read more
This article is part of Marten Mickos talk, Open-Source Business Models. In this part, he covers ways to turn your open source project into a business.
When I first started working at ByWater Solutions the company was in its infancy, and as such couldn't afford a full time employee, but that didn't stop them from hiring me. ByWater Solutions provides support, hosting, training, and development for the Koha open source integrated library system.... Read more
There are two components of productivity—doing the right things and doing those things efficiently. If you want to maximize your productivity, start with analyzing how you're spending your time. Whether it’s at work or at home, or on the weekend, you need an accurate assessment of what you’re... Read more
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
In a recent article on Opensource.com, I introduced Data Geekery, the company behind jOOQ, and talked about the challenges we faced when transitioning our products from open source to a revenue-based business model last year. Our team learned a lot about running a business in general as well as... Read more