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CSI Shows Collaboration Works, Makes Money

“Collaborative Software Initiative–the Linux-style, pooled
resources software development and support company headed by former
OSDL chief Stuart Cohen–says that its story and service based on
collaboration among competitors is selling. What does CSI do? No,
it doesn’t investigate open source crime scenes. Instead, similar
to OSDL and now the Linux Foundation, the company brings together
the business minds and the geeks to develop software more
effectively at less cost using open source-style collaboration. CSI
bases its business, which Cohen says is making money, on services
that include software development and technical support, project
management and community building…”


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