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FOSS Business Sharif


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Sharif University Of Technology FOSS Biz Presentation

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FOSS Business Sharif

  1. 1. Introduction to Open Source Business Nasser Ghanemzadeh President and CEO, Opatan Inc.
  2. 2. Why Free/Libre/Open Source Software (FLOSS also FOSS)
  3. 3. Open source makes people happy Because (Credit: Greta Asay)
  4. 4. Student Perspectives: Career Assets How to Program Develop Software with International Standards Work With SCMs Get along well with others And lots of other things that you can put on your Resume
  5. 5. What about Businesses picture by Jan Tik
  6. 6. Community Using Power of The
  7. 7. Lower “Development Costquot; Reduce quot;Time to Marketquot; Free Feedback (Test & Bug Report)
  8. 8. Shifting Development Effort Erkko Anttila's Thesis
  9. 9. Software Reuse Do not reinvent the wheel, Do code Refactoring
  10. 10. Google Innovation Summarized Do not invent new things, Just make them better
  11. 11. Browsers Just Arora Atlantis BumperCar: Freeverse ind It! Keep It!: Anse mond GoogleChrome: Google KidsBrowser: app4mac Midori OmniWeb: The Omni Webkit osb-browser: Nokia Safari: Apple Shiira: HMDT Siira SunriseBrowser TrailBlazer: MacWarriors Web Browser for S60: Nokia Origyn : Sand-Labs
  12. 12. Bible, John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word Free Software
  13. 13. fri≠gratis frjáls≠ ókeypis vapaa≠ ilmainen libre≠ gratuit libre≠ gratuito libero≠gratis dror≠ chinam ‫رایگان ≠ آزاد‬ aazad≠ muft swatantra≠ vinamulya shadhinata≠binepoisha sudandram≠ ilavasam svobodnoe≠ besplatnoe tudo ≠ mien phi Mårten Mickos, quot;Why Freedom Makes a Better Business Modelquot; Presentation
  14. 14. and then came Eric S. Raymond with his The Cathedral And The Bazaar
  15. 15. And then came The other Business friendly word Open Source
  16. 16. and here comes Business Model
  17. 17. A shift is happening Selling Selling Software Software Products Services SaaS
  18. 18. Open Source Business Models 1. Donations 2. Badgeware/Advertising 3. Product spec. (ITSC/Subscription) 4. Dual Licensing 5. Open-Core Licensing/Hybrid 6. Embedded OS 7. Hardware
  19. 19. Open Source Business Models 1. Donations Most of Non-commercial OS projects Hosted by or others Apache, Eclipse
  20. 20. Open Source Business Models 2. Badgeware/Advertising Mozilla (FireFox) , OpenBravo, SocialText
  21. 21. Open Source Business Models 3. Product specialists (ITSC/Subscription) Alfresco, Compiere, Zenoss, Exadel, Babel, CleverSafe
  22. 22. Open Source Business Models 4. Dual Licensing Funambol,MuleSource, Mysql (Sun), Pentaho
  23. 23. Open Source Business Models 5. Open-Core Licensing/ Hybrid EnterpriseDB, Hyperic, JasperSoft, rPath, Vyatta, ZIMBRA (Yahoo), Zend, SugarCRM, Xen, VirtualBox(Sun)
  24. 24. Open Source Business Models 6. Embedded OS IBM WebSphere (Apache), Actuate 10 portfolio (BIRT)
  25. 25. Success keys Product Community Licensing + Branding
  26. 26. Barometers Download rate Forum usage
  27. 27. Learn to Business and it's Literature
  28. 28. Follow my Blog: