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  • 1. Introduction to Open Source Business Nasser Ghanemzadeh President and CEO, Opatan Inc.
  • 2. Why Free/Libre/Open Source Software (FLOSS also FOSS)
  • 3. Open source makes people happy Because (Credit: Greta Asay)
  • 4. Student Perspectives: Career Assets How to Program Develop Software with International Standards Work With SCMs Get along well with others And lots of other things that you can put on your Resume
  • 5. What about Businesses picture by Jan Tik
  • 6. Community Using Power of The
  • 7. Lower “Development Costquot; Reduce quot;Time to Marketquot; Free Feedback (Test & Bug Report)
  • 8. Shifting Development Effort Erkko Anttila's Thesis
  • 9. Software Reuse Do not reinvent the wheel, Do code Refactoring
  • 10. Google Innovation Summarized Do not invent new things, Just make them better
  • 11. Browsers Just Arora Atlantis BumperCar: Freeverse ind It! Keep It!: Anse mond GoogleChrome: Google KidsBrowser: app4mac Midori OmniWeb: The Omni Webkit osb-browser: Nokia Safari: Apple Shiira: HMDT Siira SunriseBrowser TrailBlazer: MacWarriors Web Browser for S60: Nokia Origyn : Sand-Labs
  • 12. Bible, John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word Free Software
  • 13. fri≠gratis frjáls≠ ókeypis vapaa≠ ilmainen libre≠ gratuit libre≠ gratuito libero≠gratis dror≠ chinam ‫رایگان ≠ آزاد‬ aazad≠ muft swatantra≠ vinamulya shadhinata≠binepoisha sudandram≠ ilavasam svobodnoe≠ besplatnoe tudo ≠ mien phi Mårten Mickos, quot;Why Freedom Makes a Better Business Modelquot; Presentation
  • 14. and then came Eric S. Raymond with his The Cathedral And The Bazaar
  • 15. And then came The other Business friendly word Open Source
  • 16. and here comes Business Model
  • 17. A shift is happening Selling Selling Software Software Products Services SaaS
  • 18. Open Source Business Models 1. Donations 2. Badgeware/Advertising 3. Product spec. (ITSC/Subscription) 4. Dual Licensing 5. Open-Core Licensing/Hybrid 6. Embedded OS 7. Hardware
  • 19. Open Source Business Models 1. Donations Most of Non-commercial OS projects Hosted by or others Apache, Eclipse
  • 20. Open Source Business Models 2. Badgeware/Advertising Mozilla (FireFox) , OpenBravo, SocialText
  • 21. Open Source Business Models 3. Product specialists (ITSC/Subscription) Alfresco, Compiere, Zenoss, Exadel, Babel, CleverSafe
  • 22. Open Source Business Models 4. Dual Licensing Funambol,MuleSource, Mysql (Sun), Pentaho
  • 23. Open Source Business Models 5. Open-Core Licensing/ Hybrid EnterpriseDB, Hyperic, JasperSoft, rPath, Vyatta, ZIMBRA (Yahoo), Zend, SugarCRM, Xen, VirtualBox(Sun)
  • 24. Open Source Business Models 6. Embedded OS IBM WebSphere (Apache), Actuate 10 portfolio (BIRT)
  • 25. Success keys Product Community Licensing + Branding
  • 26. Barometers Download rate Forum usage
  • 27. Learn to Business and it's Literature
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