“As I mentioned in my previous post on this topic, Open Source
and open technology trends continue to swing in one direction (up
and to the right). Along this ever-growing open technology spectrum
lie various projects and companies who hope to gain a competitive
advantage through some type of open collaboration initiative.
Within this spectrum lies a subset of this group that I call the
Open Source ecosystem. I’ve mentioned elsewhere why more companies
are gravitating towards an open technology and Open Source model.
In this document, I’ll follow-up on my last post and explain in
more detail what it means for a project to win over the hearts and
minds of an intended audience. The basic question may be phrased as
thus: why does ‘joe user’ or ‘joe developer’ gravitate to one
project or technology over another…”
Source Macro vs. Micro(Sep 10, 2007)