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Open Source Profits During A Recession

Dec 03, 2007, 21:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

"Over the past few months there's been a lot of talk about the possibility of a recession. And for those of you working in various aspects of the IT sector, job security is certainly a concern. This type of financial climate change can often lead to a difference in the software buying habits of the casual computer user and those in the business world.

"In this article, we will examine the possible path of anyone who suddenly falls off of the employment train and then uses open source software to maintain a comfortable lifestyle--while helping others along the way. By utilizing what is already out there, IT firms and individual consultants, among others, can turn things around fast by offering quick value to their customers..."

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