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Tuesday, April 08, 2003

Openness in software.  Kevin Werbach offers some good commentary on how open standards influences open source, and its relation to proprietary software.
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Open source and global development

The world's full of smart people who have, collectively, a lot of the intellectual bandwidth needed to absorb and master open-source infrastructure. It's the scarcity of expertise with the software that has made open source uneconomical in a lot of cases. As people in India and Russia and elsewhere dig into open source technologies, they can broker that expertise and help bridge the gap between the theory and the practice of reuse. [Full story at InfoWorld.com].

One theme I've been investigating lately is the degree to which a formal software manufacturing economy is emerging, and looking at how open source and global development and outsourcing are fueling this trend.  This is a timely and thoughtful pice and interview on this very topic.

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