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IT Manager's Journal: FOSS Consulting Offers Special Advantages and Challenges

Feb 07, 2007, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"A clear sign that free and open source software (FOSS) has become mainstream is the growing number of small consultants who specialize in it. Listed on local users groups or high-tech forums and working mostly by themselves, these consultants rarely make headlines, yet they represent a sizable and growing niche in small business in modern North American cities.

"To understand the role FOSS plays in independent consulting, we talked with three typical consultants at different stages of their careers..."

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