It’s a long, long road to Open Source nirvana

Don MacAskill calls himself a "huge fan" of open-source software in general, and the MySQL database in particular. MySQL is one of the core technologies used at SmugMug Inc., an online photo-sharing service,

Published on: March 25th, 2008 Todd R. Weiss

OSS Discovery Tool tracks open source app use in enterprise

For companies wishing to measure the number of open source applications they are using The Open Source Census has released a free tool which promises to track open source applications in return for

Published on: December 19th, 2007 Ambrose McNevin

Interoperability is top worry of open sourced software users

The Open Solutions Alliance, a nonprofit group backed by a number of commercial open-source vendors, released a survey on Wednesday that found interoperability is a foremost concern among open-source-software customers.The group, which includes

Published on: December 13th, 2007 Chris Kanaracus

Software spending

II. Software Spending Software spending will increase seven per cent, with focus on security, business intelligence and electronic content management.Trends that surveyed CIOs outlined included: Standardizing on larger vendors to reduce cost and

Published on: February 27th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Have your cake and eat it, too: Adopt open source software

Take a quick look around SourceForge.net and you'll see that the open source movement in software development is alive and well. With more than a million registered users and 100,000-plus-projects, this is no

Published on: December 18th, 2006 Charles Whaley