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Lockheed Goes Open Source. Blankenhorn Hates It.

Jul 30, 2010, 21:34 (2 Talkback[s])

"I was really pleased to read the announcement that Lockheed Martin's social networking platform, EurekaStreams, was released as an open source project today. Lockheed is a very conservative company, and while they're happy to use open source internally and on projects for their customers, this is their first experiment with actually running a project themselves. I think it's a big deal, not just for Lockheed Martin, but for large corporations who are considering a more open, more innovative approach to software development. And yet, Dana Blankenhorn hates it:

"I don't see anything in Eureka Streams I can't do in Drupal, or a number of other high-quality open source projects that have existed for years. Lockheed has reinvented the wheel — why?"

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