Thursday, November 5, 2009

Open Source Monetization: Follow the Money

  • W. Mark Felt (Deep Throat) never said, “follow the money”, BUT, when it comes to open source, YOU BETTER FOLLOW THE MONEY.   
  • You must know how the software is funded today and how it is funded tomorrow. 
  • Open Source Monetization is an evolving with a community building source and enterprise binary model with horizontal/vertical non-open components  – understand what the open source software monetization strategy is.