The Business Of Open Source

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Some ideas about how to apply the principles of Open Source to business.

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The Business Of Open Source

  1. The Business of Open Source
  2. Who am I? twitter: LizaK LinkedIn: Liza Kindred SlideShare: LizaK
  3. Who I am not? http://www.flickr.com/photos/foundphotoslj
  4. Who are you? http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/
  5. Open Source is a way for people to collaborate on software without being encumbered by the problems of intellectual property. --The Open Source Initiative
  6. Open Source is also a way for businesses to espouse the qualities of openness & collaboration and harness them into successful, modern business models. --LizaK
  7. Why should we care?
  8. Why should we care? http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaptainkobold/
  9. The Definition
  10. Huh?
  11. Huh? openness
  12. Huh? openness credit
  13. Huh? openness credit growth
  14. Many ways to apply + interpret
  15. 1.
  16. Free Redistribution
  17. Free Redistribution
  18. 2.
  19. Source Code
  20. Source Code
  21. 3.
  22. Derived Works
  23. Derived Works
  24. Derived Works
  25. Derived Works
  26. 4.
  27. Integrity of the Author’s Source Code
  28. Integrity of the Author’s Source Code
  29. Integrity of the Author’s Source Code GIVE
  30. 5.
  31. No Discrimination Against People or Groups
  32. No Discrimination Against People or Groups http://www.flickr.com/photos/rayparnova/
  33. 6.
  34. No Discrimination Against Fields of Endeavor
  35. No Discrimination Against Fields of Endeavor Departments
  36. No Discrimination Against Fields of Endeavor Departments Marketing
  37. No Discrimination Against Fields of Endeavor Departments Marketing Profit
  38. I make money using my brains and lose money listening to my heart. But in the long run, my books balance pretty well. -- Kate Seredy
  39. 7.
  40. Distribution of License
  41. Distribution of License
  42. 8.
  43. License Must Not Be Specific to a Product
  44. License Must Not Be Specific to a Product • If an idea / process is good, implement it across your organization.
  45. 9.
  46. License Must Not Restrict Other Software
  47. License Must Not Restrict Other Software
  48. License Must Not Restrict Other Software X
  49. 10.
  50. License Must Be Technology-Neutral Be flexible.
  51. License Must Be Technology-Neutral Be flexible. http://www.flickr.com/photos/boaz/
  52. How do we apply these ideas?
  53. Open Books
  54. B Corp’s bcorporation.net
  55. Implementations
  56. Ways to Start
  57. Ways to Start
  58. Ways to Start
  59. Ways to Start
  60. Benefits
  61. Benefits
  62. Benefits
  63. Benefits
  64. Challenges
  65. Challenges
  66. Pick Your Pony http://www.flickr.com/photos/freebird4/
  67. My mother said, ʻYou wonʼt amount to anything because you procrastinateʼ. I said, ʻJust wait.ʼ -- Judy Tenuta
  68. Further Reading

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