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10 Reasons Open Source Is Good for Business | PCWorld

10 Reasons Open Source Is Good for Business | PCWorld | Open Source Software | Scoop.it
Cost is only one of many factors that make free and open source software a better bet in the enterprise.
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This list gives a few reasons why we should shift towards open source software. 

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7 Reasons Not to Use Open Source Software

7 Reasons Not to Use Open Source Software | Open Source Software | Scoop.it
Businesses of all sizes embrace open source software and the benefits it can bring. Sometimes, though, choosing proprietary software makes better business sense. Here are seven scenarios when it pays to pay for your software.
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As another side of open source software, here are some reasons why, as opposed to one of the other links I have scooped.

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How open-source software drives innovation

How open-source software drives innovation | Open Source Software | Scoop.it
The solitary genius, closeted in a lab or garage, creating the next big thing is largely a myth. Important innovation almost always builds upon what came before it. The automobile would not exist if the horse-drawn carriage had not been invented first. We would not be using laser pointers now if early humans had not fashioned torches in experiments with ...
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This particular piece gives a short overview of why open source software is particularly relevant to us now.

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The Trend To "Open Source" Software And What It Means For Businesses And Consumers

The Trend To "Open Source" Software And What It Means For Businesses And Consumers | Open Source Software | Scoop.it
A software breakthrough that will ultimately save business and consumers billions
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I think this is definitely a good article on how open source has and will impact business and economy, as society may shift towards the idea of collective intelligence in software.

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