Tag Archives: mswl-eco

Rompiendo los muros del jardín

Actualización 28/09/2012: Michal “rysiek” Wozniak ha incluido esta traducción en su sitio web.. ¡Gracias! Puedes comentar aquí, en el hilo en Diaspora e Identica o también en Barrapunto. Esto es una traducción del artículo “Breaking the garden walls” publicado por Michał … Continue reading

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Software adaptation, deployment and sustainability

Last May 23rd I went to the ceremony for the end of academic course at MSWL (Master en Software Libre, BTW inscription is open at URJC), where Jorge Ferrer from Liferay gave us a great talk about developing and deploying … Continue reading

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Libre software, forks and innovation. Evolve or die!

I think that the libre software specific innovation is not about how you develop the software, but in the libre software licenses. Libre software licenses allow forks: to clone the original source code and then follow a different roadmap: create … Continue reading

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How to make money from open source (by Con Zymaris, Builderau.com)

I found this article from Builderau.com, a site dedicated to software development in Australia, and although it is a bit old (2005), I think the tips given on it explain well how a small business around libre software can be … Continue reading

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New markets, new products, new business models

Thanks to the subject Economic Aspects of the Master on Libre Software that I am attending at URJC, and also to several readings and videos, I am beginning to understand how it works the economic world around libre software, and … Continue reading

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FLOSS…what?

FLOSSProject, FLOSSWorld, FLOSSmole, FLOSSmetrics, FLOSSFoundations, FLOSShub… This is a collection of links to (serious) sites about Free, Libre, Open Source Software (FLOSS). I swear to you, I did not steal the bookmarks from my teachers, I found it by myself … Continue reading

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Backcountry.com or how open source helps non-software related business

In this post I will talk about how libre software helped a company to success in their non software related business. This is a summary of a case study I found at CIO Insight, later I learned that this case … Continue reading

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The Economic Motivation of Open Source Software (by Dirk Riehle)

When someone begins to learn about the existence of libre software and discovers that nowadays many successful projects are driven by companies, new questions arise: How open source software business can be economically sustainable? Which are the motivations of companies … Continue reading

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Video about Linux Distributions

As part of my homework at Master of Libre Software, I had to make a video about anything interesting as Introduction to Libre Software. I chose to talk about Linux Distributions, because it is incredible the diversity of them and … Continue reading

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Which open source business would survive without privative software/complements?

Since the foundation of Cygnus as the first company with a business model based on free-open source software, it has been proved that free software is not against development, competition, innovation and sustainability in the software and ICT world, quite … Continue reading

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