Working Knowledge: Microsoft vs. Open Source: Who Will Win?
Jun 07, 2005, 15:15 (17 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Silverthorne)
[ Thanks to Jay
MacDonald for this link. ]
"Want to get a heated debate going among technologists? Ask them
this question: Can the open source software movement defeat (or
severely cripple) Microsoft in the marketplace?
"With little academic attention focused on this question,
Harvard Business School professors Pankaj Ghemawat and Ramon
Casadesus-Masanell decided to dive in. Most research to date into
the OSS movement has focused on the organization and management
issues surrounding OSS. Ghemawat and Casadesus-Masanell chose to
explore the fundamental competitive dynamics question: Will OSS
ever displace traditional software from its market leadership