Open Source is a Journey

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    Open source means more than just access to source code or free redistribution of source code. It is a concept that influences how your company works and makes decisions. For some IT companies, open source is a central approach, for others it?s one of many approaches?or it?s not even on the radar. Regardless of your position, adopting open source and putting it into practice does not happen overnight. Join Steve Carl and whurley in this podcast series as they explore the ups and downs of the open source journey.

    Open Source is a Journey, Part 1 of 2 - Steve Carl, manager of R&D Open Systems Support and whurley (William Hurley), Chief Architect, Open Source Strategy at BMC Software, Inc.


    Open source can influence every department and aspect of your organization from R&D, marketing, and legal, down to the financial ledger. The most revolutionary aspect of open source is it?s collaborative nature. Similar to social media, open source requires community collaboration and conversation. Listen to this podcast to hear whurley and Steve Carl?s conversation about Dell?s new Linux-loaded PCs, the pitfalls of a patent-happy companies, and the financial impact of open source.

    Open Source is a Journey, Part 2 of 2 - Steve Carl, manager of R&D Open Systems Support and whurley (William Hurley), Chief Architect, Open Source Strategy at BMC Software, Inc.

    Open source is not only a pervasive buzz term in the IT community; it?s a loaded term as well. Open source is an idea, a culture, a process and a journey. In this podcast Steve Carl and whurley discuss these concepts, as well as the difference between radical innovation and modification; why IBM has embraced open source; the fear of open source; its origins and its future.