Instead, the future is in co-operation and in organizations preserving what is ultimately of value to them, he said.
This is not volunteerism, It is directed self-interest, synchronized self-interest, and there is nothing wrong with self-interest.
My new friend, Jason Gilmore sent me a link to the story. This quote inparticular really struck a nerve with a lot of people I shared it with.
I liked this quote as well:
Three Golden Rules:
OSS is pretty mainstream now, but there is a huge third wave coming. It is going to be tough in the future to be a commercial software company I think.
It isn't just about cost savings. It isn't freeware. It is about innovation, agility, flexibility, and attracting talent.