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Fake-Forkers

Monday, September 10th, 2007

Beware of the Fake Forkers. The VC’s have been chomping at the bit for 10 years in anticipation of IT’s next big bubble. Well, hold on, boys. She’s a-comin’ round the mountain in 2008, a tipping point for this next bubble. You know that, as we speak, thousands of startups are creating projects in college [...]

10 Reasons why you need an Open Source Strategy

Monday, September 10th, 2007

10 Reasons why you need an Open Source Strategy Another good post about why OSS will win.

Waiters v. Cooks

Thursday, September 6th, 2007

If you have ever worked for a proprietary software company, you will probably get a kick out of this story. A friend’s daughter recently took a job as a waitress. My friend was explaining how his daughter is always complaining that the cooks are prima donnas. To hear her tell it, if not for waitresses, [...]

An Oldie but a Goodie

Friday, August 31st, 2007

For some of the research that I’ve been doing about open source, I have been listening to a lot of old podcasts, including a great one from LinuxWorld 2006 Boston. Four giants from the open source world (John Roberts of SugarCRM, Marten Mickos of MySQL, Marc Fleury of JBoss (now part of Red Hat), and [...]

Why Proprietary Vendors Won’t Open their Code

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

I am sure that this question has many answers, but here are a few of mine.

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