Hey - that's my view.
In 2013, every procurement executive will be asking the question: "So why isn't your product using open source software?" Quite an assertion given that open source software is practically excluded from most public and private procurement by its lack of license model. Lets look the rationale to support this assertion.
Product companies can't write operating systems or software frameworks from scratch every time they need... Read full post
Everybody wants standards don't they? But why? What do we want standards to achieve, that cannot be achieved through other means? Standards are a tool to help us moderate, improve and perhaps even to define “a society”. They are a means to influence collective outcomes, without having to control everyone's activity. The use of standards is an example of the “cede control to gain command” principle. Loosely speaking, standards are codes of practice for how things and... Read full post