Making an organization more open means making some difficult cultural shifts.
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The OPNFV Project, a carrier-grade, integrated, open source platform for accelerating the introduction of new Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) products and services, recently issued its first community-led software release, OPNFV Arno.
The move to open source technology is a much more fundamental shift than just cost savings, and represents a trend that is starting to cross industries, even the most traditional ones, from financial services through telcos.
Paul Santinelli gives feedback on the Future of Open Source Survey conducted every year by North Bridge in partnership with Black Duck Software. Prior to North Bridge, Paul was the founder of an open source startup and held senior roles at Red Hat, IBM, Lotus Development and Compuware.
Meritocracy is a great driver of innovation, but if we want to get to the best ideas, we need diversity of thought and an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome to participate and offer different perspectives.
Case studies help highlight open source projects, while also gathering information to improve them. Here's how to create an open source project case study.
Every company has different needs and challenges, and patterns of success are equally variant. But that doesn't change the core requirements to a successful company launch, open source or otherwise.
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.
Open source hardware significantly shortens the gap between the concepts of “project” and “product,” and in conjunction with the boom in Additive Manufacturing, is creating fertile ground for growth in the small-business world.