How to analyze corporate contributions to open source projects

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    Analyzing corporate contributions

    In proprietary software, the company contributes 100% of the code. If you think about a traditional proprietary software product, it has a development community of one: the software company itself. The company’s ability to support that product, to influence the features that come in future versions, and to integrate that product with other products in its ecosystem flows directly from its direct control over the source code and its development.

    In open source, it is rare that any one company controls anything close to 100% of the source code; in fact, it is often a sign of a weak open source community if one company dominates a project. The power and the value of the open source development model come from many individual and corporate contributors coming together. Using this thinking, we can look at the collaborative corporate contributions to OpenStack.

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    Original: http://opensource.com/business/14/1/corporate-contributions-to-openstack
    By: Chuck Dubuque
    Posted: January 29, 2014, 9:00 am

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    NetCare heeft een compleet aanbod in ICT, zowel hard en software, projecten maar ook het inzetten van ICT professionals voor vast of tijdelijk. Een compleet aanbod tegen scherpe tarieven geleverd...