ZDNet: Using Open Source in Recruitment
Jul 28, 2005, 02:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Murphy)
"Managers focused on day to day data center operations in bigger
organizations tend to develop an ambivelent attitude to open
source--it's important, but irrelevant.
"One way to bridge that divide is to think about using open
source as a recruiting tool. Look carefully at your development
plans for the next year or so and ask what could be be generalized
to the point where it would gain value for others, without losing
its value for you. Then ask your staff the same question--without
restricting them to the approved list..."