CIO: The Myths of Open Source

[ Thanks to Matt for
this link. ]

“At first glance, the company Employease seems unremarkable. But
look a little closer. Employease, which provides employee benefits
administration services to more than 1,000 organizations across
America, has an IT architecture chiefly built around open-source
software, which makes it a rare bird—not that it was planned
that way when the company was founded in 1996.

“It’s been quite a surprise to me. The open-source model just
seems intuitively wrong,” says John Alberg, the company’s
cofounder, CIO, CTO and vice president of engineering. But the
facts speak for themselves…”


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