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7 RULES
          OF
    DOING BUSINESS
        WITH
     OPEN SOURCE
             MIR NAZIM
      iKraft Software Pvt Ltd...
RULE 1

              BE
          PASSIONATE
       (open source == passion)

if you don't love it, you do not know it


...
RULE 2

                BE
               AN
            EVANGELIST
    (open source + passion => evangelist)

         us...
RULE 3

             DO
          ONE THING
        AND DO IT WELL
(unix was built that way. And unix is big!)

if you do ...
RULE 4

             DON'T PITCH
          COMPETING PROJECTS
            (example: joomla Vs drupal)

           generate...
RULE 5

         PARTICIPATE
             AND
         COLLABORATE
     (no community = no open source)

     show off you...
RULE 6

            KNOW IT WELL
             (do I need say more)

                know your niche
                      ...
RULE 7

              BE
            GENUINE
(white face + blak heart = caught you!)

    community/clients will know when...
iKraft Software
   - Drupalists + Djangonauts since Jan 2007
   - Bonus: Open Social & Facebook Development


            ...
THANK YOU




        QUESTION?
           check out my blog post with more details on 7 RULES
http://saunzal.org/2009/02/...
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7 Rules Of Doing Business In Open Source

How to win battle of hearts and minds in open source business and communities.

Rules and Guidelines of Doing business in open source.

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http://saunzal.org/2009/02/7-rules-of-doing-business-with-open-source.html

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  1. 1. 7 RULES OF DOING BUSINESS WITH OPEN SOURCE MIR NAZIM iKraft Software Pvt Ltd mir.nazim@ikraftsoft.com blog: http://saunzal.org    
  2. 2. RULE 1 BE PASSIONATE (open source == passion) if you don't love it, you do not know it    
  3. 3. RULE 2 BE AN EVANGELIST (open source + passion => evangelist) use, promote and advocate    
  4. 4. RULE 3 DO ONE THING AND DO IT WELL (unix was built that way. And unix is big!) if you do it all, you don't do anything well.    
  5. 5. RULE 4 DON'T PITCH COMPETING PROJECTS (example: joomla Vs drupal) generates bad vibes in community (example: think you are not good at taking decisions)    
  6. 6. RULE 5 PARTICIPATE AND COLLABORATE (no community = no open source) show off your technical abilities + key to being loved in the community    
  7. 7. RULE 6 KNOW IT WELL (do I need say more) know your niche + know your competion remember: competion means other FOSS projects (companies is a differen competion all together)    
  8. 8. RULE 7 BE GENUINE (white face + blak heart = caught you!) community/clients will know when  you are not being genuine    
  9. 9. iKraft Software - Drupalists + Djangonauts since Jan 2007 - Bonus: Open Social & Facebook Development more on http://ikraftsoft.com references: ­ Drupal CMS ­ http://drupal.org ­ Django Web App Dev Framework ­ http://djangoproject.com  ­ Open Social ­  http://www.opensocial.org/  ­ Facebook ­ http://developer.facebook.com/     
  10. 10. THANK YOU QUESTION? check out my blog post with more details on 7 RULES http://saunzal.org/2009/02/7­rules­of­doing­business­with­open­source.html    
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