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.
Guy Martin is a Senior Strategist for Samsung Research America as a part of the Open Source Group, and he has played a key role in bringing greater integration of open source development into Samsung's corporate model. He has embarked on a 4 year mission to establish open source leadership across... Read more
After almost three decades of development, open source software has firmly crossed over into mainstream use. Companies understand the unique value derived from software developed through open communities and are welcoming its use in mission critical settings throughout the enterprise.
I recently blogged about making open source software, and the high level steps for how to think about the process. We started with the need for software to seed the discussion, the need for clear motivation as to why to publish as open source software, and then the structural requirements to build... Read more