Open Source Article

Refered to me by Ted Dodds, AVP for IT at UBC —

The Aug 1 edition of the The Chronicle of Higher Education has an article on the Open Source Movement:

The Chronicle: 8/1/2003: Sharing the Code

The article highlights uPortal as one of the “proven” collaborative efforts, citing how there are no restrictions on use – -hence the technology can be leveraged by non-profit and for-profit organizations alike. Carl Jacobson from Delaware is featured …

One intriguing suggestion comes from Jacobson… he suggests that the future may hold a move to services… where companies release code and sell services to the marketplace….

Cool article.

(Saved on Jul 31, but not published until Aug 10.)

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