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On the 20th anniversary of the coining of the term "open source software," how did it rise to dominance and what's next?
connecting yellow dots in a maze

Facebook's BSD+Patent license combo fails not because of the license itself, but because it ignores the deeper nature of open source.
An intersection of pipes.

Are your organization's lawyers ready to engage an open community? Don't let them make these mistakes.
Hack the system

When organizational rules exist, people will try to game them. The Apache Foundation is a case in point.
A graph of a wave.

Organizational maturity is never without growing pains. Here are some common ones you can avoid.
open with sky and grass

Learn about the costs, motivations, and requirements for making your software open source.
Change the model

With recent news that GitHub is banning storage of any file over 100Mb and discouraging files...
Two different paths to different outcomes

Perhaps you’ve considered migrating your company to an open source desktop productivity suite?...
open source button on keyboard

Today is Document Freedom Day . It’s not the easiest subject to explain.
open source button on keyboard

OSI is changing, and you can help! I spoke at FOSDEM in Brussels on Saturday on behalf of the Open...