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Peer treasure: how firms outside the software industry can use open source thinking

@inproceedings{2005PeerTH,
  title={Peer treasure: how firms outside the software industry can use open source thinking},
  author={},
  year={2005}
}
  • Published 2005
  • The open source phenomenon is on its way to dominance of software, but can its methods be applied to other industries? This paper examines whether the economics make sense, and how firms can evolve to maximise their utility in the open source era. Whilst the paper explores broadening applications of open source thinking, there is not scope even to scratch the surface of the many burgeoning ‘open culture’ initiatives [e.g. A]. A basic understanding of the Open Source Definition [B] and ‘free… CONTINUE READING

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