Liveblogging from OSCon 2008: Going Open Source, The 20 Most Important Things to Do – by Martin Aschoff of AGNITAS AS.
Firstly I have to extend a heartfelt “thank you” to Sun Microsystems and Monty Widenius, as I would not have been able to attend OSCon without their assistance.
AGNITAS AS makes e-marketing software, 25 employees, no venture capital, from Munich, Germany. The municipality of Munich runs entirely on Linux desktops and on infrastructures with open source software.
This session is about the nuts and bolts of an open source company. Aschoff kept a journal of the key learnings of the company when it went open source, and has become a board member of the Open Source Business Association in Europe.
Before deciding on going open source: