supply chain

Managing Your Supply Chain

Depending on open source software introduces some challenges for those looking to create products or services derived from upstream open source components. There's a lot to consider regarding risk management, engineering efficiency, and how to influence the nebulous upstream open source world - and why you should. Original content was published at Open Source… Continue reading Managing Your Supply Chain


How to Make Money with Open Source Platforms

I wrote this 4-part series at in mid-2015 about creating products based on open source platforms, and how to provide value to a paying customer. The response was great! Read for yourself below: Part One - Open Source Platform Basics Part Two - Open Core vs. Hybrid Products Part Three - Creating a Product… Continue reading How to Make Money with Open Source Platforms