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Don’t Call It “Open Source” Unless You Mean It

Christian Heilmann | christianheilmann.com | October 22, 2012

[...]Releasing an open source product is much more than making it available for free. It is a process, an ongoing commitment to nurturing something by sharing it with the world. Open source and its merits can actually be a blueprint of a much more democratic world to come as Clay Shirky explains in How the Internet will (one day) transform government. Read More »

Download Hosts Withdrawing

Simon Phipps | Computerworld | June 21, 2013

Fewer and fewer services offer open source projects the ability to host downloads of their binaries. Should we be worried? Read More »

Driving Better Governance With Open Source

Clarice Africa | OpenSource.com | July 1, 2013

"Ten years ago, open source—notably Linux—was often labelled a ‘fad’ or destined for the ‘hobbyist’ market,” said Mark Bohannon, Vice President for Corporate Affairs & Global Public Policy at Red Hat... Read More »

Eclipse Backs Open Source For Internet Of Things

Darryl K. Taft | TechWeek Europe | January 23, 2014

The Eclipse Foundation is seeking to create a strong open-source developer community that is focused on the Internet of Things. Read More »

EHI CCIO: Open Up To Open Source

Carl Reynolds | eHealth Insider | March 7, 2012

The aim of the EHI CCIO Campaign is to help develop the next generation of clinical information leaders. To provide a junior doctor’s perspective, Carl Reynolds, a self-professed IT enthusiast, is writing a column for EHI on NHS IT. In his second column, he makes the case for open source. Read More »

EWD.js and VistA: Now With No Barriers to Entry

Over the past few weeks I’ve been busy.  Before explaining what I’ve been busy doing, I’ll start by stating my sincere thanks to Christopher Edwards (KRM Associates and Certification Manager at OSEHRA) for enhancing and extending his installer for VistA to include an option to automatically install, configure and fire up EWD.js. Read More »

First Open Chemistry Beta Release

Marcus Hanwell | Kitware Blog | April 11, 2013

We are pleased to announce the first beta release of the Open Chemistry suite of cross platform, open-source, BSD-licensed tools and libraries - Avogadro 2, MoleQueue and MongoChem. Read More »

Five 'open source' community management tips for 2014

Jason Hibbets | OpenSource.com | December 17, 2013

"Every year, the art and science of community management is becoming more predictable," said Jono Bacon, the Community Leadership Summit 2013 lead organizer. Read More »

Five Things Successful Companies Know About Open Source

Guy Martin | Open Source Delivers | June 26, 2013

It’s often said that necessity is the mother of invention, and also that brevity is the soul of wit. In preparing for a recent trip to Samsung Electronics corporate headquarters in South Korea, I had a chance to test both of these theories. Read More »

Five Ways To Bring A More Social, Open Development Environment To Your Company

Dave Gruber | OpenSource.com | January 20, 2014

Based on the success and effectiveness of the open source community, development organizations are taking a close look at the methods used within the open source world to understand how they can apply internal development to further increase creativity and accelerate development. Read More »

FrontlineSMS, Human Usability, and the Missing Middle Mile

FrontlineSMS started in 2005 with what seemed like a simple, clear ambition: make a tool that makes it easy for offline communities to communicate. The goal wasn’t innovation or profit, it was simply to get a useful tool into the hands of as many people as possible...Looking back, it feels naive to think that it could ever be simple—that delivering usable, open source, multi-channel tools that drive measurable, positive outcomes through text messaging could have ever felt inevitable. Nine years and many iterations (and tens of thousands of users) later, though, we’re more successful than ever—and mostly for unexpected reasons...

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Getting Started With Pimcore: An Open Source Alternative For Product Information Management

Product information management (PIM) software enables sellers to consolidate product data into a centralized repository that acts as a single source of truth, minimizing errors and redundancies in product data. This, in turn, makes it easier to share high-quality, clear, and accurate product information across customer touchpoints, paving the way for rich, consistent, readily accessible content that's optimized for all the channels customers use, including websites, social platforms, marketplaces, apps, IoT devices, conversational interfaces, and even print catalogs and physical stores...For years, there have been proprietary products that address some of these needs, like Salsify for data management, Adobe Experience Manager, and SAP Commerce Cloud for experience management, but now there's an open source alternative called Pimcore. Read More »

GitHub Finally Takes Open Source Licenses Seriously

Simon Phipps | InfoWorld | July 15, 2013

The Internet's favorite source code host responds to criticism that it's failing its users over licensing Read More »

GitHub Is Helping Companies Work Together By Crowdsourcing Software

Michelle Juergen | Terra | May 26, 2013

Even GitHub uses GitHub: Co-founder and CEO Tom Preston-Werner recently experienced in a very meta way the power of his online hosting service for software-development projects (and the largest open-source community around). [...] Read More »

Google Joins PwC in Bid to Modernize DOD’s EHR Infrastructure

Jennifer Bresnick | EHR Intelligence | January 15, 2015

Google, Inc. will be joining PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) and its partners in a bid to win the favor of the Pentagon as it seeks to modernize its EHR infrastructure.  The PwC team, which also includes DSS, MedSphere, and General Dynamics Technology, is facing stiff competition from its rivals, but hopes its open-source offering will become even more attractive to the Department of Defense with the backing of the tech giant’s significant resources and experience. Read More »