IT Business Edge: 3 Questions: A Practical Approach to Open Source
Aug 05, 2005, 02:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"With Maria Winslow, open source practice leader at Virtuas.
Winslow is the author of 'The Practical Manager's Guide to Open
Source' and writes an open source blog for LinuxWorld magazine.
"Question: How do you get newcomers to open
source started with the right kind of approach, people who need an
explanation of what it all means and how they can benefit from
"Winslow: I think it would be difficult to find
an IT organization that doesn't have some open source in use
already, so one way to get started is to point out where open
source is in use in the organization and to point out how well it's
probably been working..."