Thu 11 September 2008 | tags: Open Source, Sociology, -- (permalink)

So, your organization has decided to dip your toes into the Open Source thing with some software that is providing a bit of a financial drag, even though it is valuable to your operations, and you think there might be an audience out there to help you keep it up …


Thu 19 October 2006 | tags: Open Source, Sociology, -- (permalink)

Open source software is not the same as openly developed software.


Fri 09 December 2005 | tags: Open Source, Sociology, -- (permalink)

Note

This article was a weblog post written in the aftermath of the failed Autodesk/MapServer Foundation announcement that eventually led to the birth of OSGeo. Every cloud has a silver lining.

An editorial note. The opinions I am expressing here on this weblog are entirely my own. I do …


Sat 19 November 2005 | tags: Open Source, Sociology, -- (permalink)

Open source software with communities are the most valuable.


Sun 17 July 2005 | tags: Open Source, Sociology, -- (permalink)

Google rips open the rotten GIS market