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Keeping an Open Mind About Open Source

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"Keeping an Open Mind about Open Source" - keynote talk given December 8, 2011 at Software Freedom Day 2011 - Cleveland.

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Keeping an Open Mind About Open Source

  1. 1. Keeping An Open Mind About Open Source
  2. 2. Myths and Facts
  3. 3. Myth: Linux vs Windows
  4. 4. Fact: Multiple Platforms Involved
  5. 5. Myth: Fringe Movement
  6. 6. Fact: Corporations Behind the Open Source Movement
  7. 7. Myth: Antisocial Developers
  8. 8. Fact: Developers Collaborate
  9. 9. Myth: Unreliable
  10. 10. Fact: Closed Source Fails Too
  11. 11. Fact: Quite Reliable
  12. 12. Myth: Lack of Support
  13. 13. Myth: Lack of Support
  14. 14. Fact: Multiple Methods of Support
  15. 15. Myth: No Professional Delivery
  16. 16. Fact: Proven Deliveries
  17. 17. Myth: Not Ready for the “Big World”
  18. 18. Fact: Enterprises Using OS Today
  19. 19. Myth: Inferior to Commercial Products
  20. 20. Fact: Competitive with Commercial Products
  21. 21. Benefits of Open Source
  22. 22. Benefit: Access to the Source
  23. 23. Benefit: Affordability
  24. 24. Benefit: Not Tied Down
  25. 25. Benefit: Interoperability
  26. 26. Benefit: Customizability
  27. 27. Benefit: Auditability
  28. 28. Benefit: Longevity
  29. 29. Benefit: Quality
  30. 30. Benefit: Licensing
  31. 31. Packages
  32. 32. Operating Systems
  33. 33. IP Telephony
  34. 34. File Systems
  35. 35. Office Suites
  36. 36. Password Keepers
  37. 37. Databases
  38. 38. Content Management Systems
  39. 39. Customer Relations Management
  40. 40. Enterprise Resource Planning
  41. 41. Business Intelligence
  42. 42. Web Development
  43. 43. Photo Editing & Graphics Design
  44. 44. Source Control
  45. 45. Virtualization

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