Saturday, December 12, 2009

Articles on OSS and de-commoditizing technology

Some things to learn from successful Open Source Software (OSS) companies. Notes taken by Nati Shalom - Takeaway from Qcon – Part I.

Many agree that OSS has had a steady commoditizing effect on technology. While there are no doubts about some of its merits, here's a post that does not talk about OSS per se, but about the non-technology side of things that we engineers rarely (want to) see - It’s The Relationship, Stupid! (Part1) - Stop Commoditizing The Client Facing Workforce.

The book I mentioned in a previous post also talks about de-commoditizing your software.