Posts Tagged ‘Business Models’


I am watching the video right now, so I will blog on it properly in a while. Chesbrough’s talk begins 21 minutes into the video and spans to 1 hour and 5  minutes of it.


Creative Commons Salon: Open Services Innovation from Creative Commons on Vimeo.


A very clear and informative talk by Simon Phipps on what the freedom in ‘free software’ means for companies. This is a really good talk for companies still confused with the idea of where value can be built into open source use (service idea), products, and distribution. The slides for his talk are also available.

Four Reasons To Pay Extra For Software Freedom from SFScon.

This is a very logical talk that steps through licenses (at a broad level) and then progresses to umbrella business models. It ends with the various challenges and issues brought about by vendor lock-in and the confusion the word ‘free’ has created for widespread commercial acceptance of open source.