Open Sourcing the Enterprise:
Strategies to Boost Innovation and Cut Costs with Open-Source Participation
2009 PROGRAM OVERVIEW:
Open source has become an integral part of the software world, whether software developed for sale by vendors like Red Hat and Oracle or software developed for use by enterprises like E*Trade and Disney. The best, however, has yet to come.
To get the most from open-source communities, including significant boosts in innovation and cuts in IT spending, we need to discover new ways to grow them, make them self-sustaining, and profitable.