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For Ohio Linuxfest 2013 - Delivered September 13, 2013

For Ohio Linuxfest 2013 - Delivered September 13, 2013

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    Keeping an Open Mind on Open Source Keeping an Open Mind on Open Source Presentation Transcript

    • Keeping an Open Mind About Open Source Sarah Dutkiewicz sarah@cletechconsulting.com Ohio LinuxFest 2013
    • Myths and Facts
    • Myth: Open Source is Relatively Young
    • Fact: Open Source is Older
    • Myth: Linux vs Windows
    • XKCD: Open Source HTTP://XKCD.COM/225/
    • Fact: Multiple Platforms Involved
    • Myth: You Have to Have a Beard & Sandals
    • Fact: Linus Doesn’t Have a Beard! (Nor do many others)
    • Myth: Fringe Movement
    • Fact: Corporations Behind the Open Source Movement
    • Myth: Antisocial Developers
    • Fact: Developers Collaborate
    • Myth: Unreliable
    • Fact: Closed Source Fails Too
    • Fact: Quite Reliable
    • Myth: Lack of Support
    • Myth: Lack of Support
    • Fact: Multiple Methods of Support
    • Myth: No Professional Delivery
    • Fact: Proven Deliveries
    • Myth: Not Ready for the “Big World”
    • Fact: Enterprises Using OS Today
    • Myth: Inferior to Commercial Products
    • Fact: Competitive with Commercial Products
    • Benefits of Open Source
    • Benefit: Access to the Source
    • Benefit: Affordability
    • Benefit: Not Tied Down
    • Benefit: Interoperability
    • Benefit: Customizability
    • Benefit: Auditability
    • Benefit: Longevity
    • Benefit: Quality
    • Benefit: Licensing
    • Packages
    • Operating Systems
    • IP Telephony
    • File Systems
    • Office Suites
    • Password Keepers
    • Databases
    • Content Management Systems BlogsRegistration News Sponsors ScheduleDirections
    • Customer Relations Management
    • Enterprise Resource Planning
    • Business Intelligence
    • Web Development
    • Photo Editing & Graphics Design
    • Source Control
    • Virtualization
    • Sources for FOSS Projects • CloudForge • CodePlex • Freepository • GitHub • GNU Savannah • Google Code • JavaForge • Launchpad • SourceForge • Tigris • … and many more!
    • Any Questions?