More than a decade after Marc Andreessen declared that software was eating the world, Gordon Haff proclaims that it is the open source that is doing the eating. In How Open Source Ate Software, Haff takes a long, hard look at how open source became the transformative force it has become today.
Finance industry was initially hesitant to join the open-source movement. But then, digital transformation and fintech happened, changing the way the whole industry saw innovation. Today, banks and financial services companies are meaningful contributors to open-source projects. What kind of projects do they open-source? Bruce McFadden investigates.
Monetizing open-source projects is not a matter of if but how. Is there a way to make money off your project without sacrificing the open-source ethos? Or do you have to betray open-source ideals to ensure the viability of your project? Find out in this blog post.
Compared to the volume of business they support, most popular open-source projects are maintained by ridiculously small crews. Mindful of the risks this situation creates, government officials and business leaders are slowly taking the necessary measures. This blog post takes a look at what’s going on behind the scenes in open-source projects.
It may sound counter-intuitive at first, but there are different licenses for open-source projects, and choosing the right is one of the most strategic decisions you can make as a project owner. This blog post looks at open-source licenses and what they mean for the future of your project.
The days of big tech companies fighting to nip open-source in the bud are over. Now it's a race to make the best use of open-source and beat the competition with it. In a surprising turn of events, companies committed to technologies like cloud and artificial intelligence have become patrons of open-source projects.
That big tech companies are enthusiastic about investing time and money in open-source may sound counterintuitive, but it is not. The rules of the game have changed, and these big shots have realized that they have no chance but to adapt.
Are developers bein irrational by contributing to open-source projects? Or are they just geeking out over coding in any way they can? This blog post casts light on what developers stand to gain from open-source projects.