Rethinking business: time for “shared value”

One of the world’s leading business thinkers says companies need to retool their approach to profit by working with society to create “shared value,” and not regarding it as a costly “externality.” Michael Porter, the famed author of Competitive Strategy, says the business sector has become estranged from the rest of the community, even among those whoContinue reading “Rethinking business: time for “shared value””

Open source status report reveals good health and profits

Over the last 15 years I have been an avid user and “developer” (actually more of a facilitator) of open source software. Having used all manner of open source software to run production systems (mainly applications running on Linux), I have participated in development communities that made open source tools to manage both free andContinue reading “Open source status report reveals good health and profits”