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Datamation: Rethinking Open Source Strategy

Oct 29, 2005, 21:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Andriole)

"One of my graduate student teams recently pitched me on the virtues of open source software.

"The leader of that pack works for a not-for-profit corporation, so you know what his bias was. The rest of them work for companies that exist for profit--and you probably can guess what their biases were.

"We analyzed some open source alternatives to Microsoft Office, Siebel Systems CRM and other proprietary applications and even some data base management software..."

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