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