Essential Reading

Generation dot-open: Eight open source trends the C-suite needs to watch , Brian Taylor, Tech Republic – June 3, 2014

Brian Taylor reviews the 8th Annual North Bridge Future of Open Source Survey with North Bridge survey partner Black Duck software executives to get behind the “ubiquitous” influence more

CIOs Must Bleed Open Source, Samuel Greengard, CIO Insight, April 18th, 2014

The Heartbleed security episode prompted many discussions about the security of Open Source software.   Greengard reminds readers that “the trickle of open source users has more

Welcome to the Open Source Renaissance, Tom Erickson, CEO Acquia (byline for Gigaom) – April 13, 2014

Tom Erickson, CEO of Acquia takes a strong position on the influence that Open Source is having on software leadership.  From the board room, investors are demonstrating confidence more

The Future is More Open Than Ever for YOU

April 03, 2014 Background Every year 54 Open Source software industry leaders and collaborating organizations led by North Bridge Venture Partners issue a Future of Open Source study that reports more

Big Companies Open Up to Open-Source Software

The use of open-source software is becoming more prevalent at big companies for reasons including ease of innovation and cutting the time to get products to market. More than 50% of the more

Future of Open Source Survey Points to Cloud and Mobile Opportunities

The annual Open Source Business Conference (OSBC), sponsored by Computerworld, is underway in San Francisco this week, and, as usual at the conference, Northbridge Venture Partners has released more

Why the cloud can't be separated from open source

Open source wouldn't exist without the Internet -- so perhaps it was inevitable that open source would get mashed up with cloud computing. It's been that way from the start. Since the very more

Open Source Drives Software Innovation

It’s exciting to see the evolution of Open Source evident in findings in our Future of Open Source survey over the past five years. Open Source has now moved beyond the tipping point it reached more

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