open source business

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

7 myths about open sourcing your company's software

7 myths about open sourcing your company's software
Making the choice to open source something can be scary, but it doesn't need to be.Read more

5 steps on the road to engaging open source communities

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Head of Engineering for HipChat at Atlassian, Joe Lopez, shares tips for organizing your company's open source efforts.Read more

A quiz to gauge your commitment to open source

Bluehost's Jared Smith gives his OSCON audience a quiz they can use to gauge their commitment to open source.Read more

The rise of Red Hat and the open organization

While open source continues to expand into diverse and unusual places, we have seen another interesting phenomenon spring up in the wake of the early...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

Biicode goes open source early after outpouring of community support

After the announcement, our community growth skyrocketed. Our investors were so impressed by the welcoming of our open source announcement that they...Read more

Open source applied to how movies are made

Much of what is becoming open source today fits into the new digital pipeline. Open networks, open data, big data—all these new environments are...Read more