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The OpenERP Ecosystem business model

My point of view about Open Source Business model.

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The OpenERP Ecosystem business model

  1. 1. Nhomar Hernandez. CEO @nhomar @vauxoo"The OpenERP Ecosystem business model" Breaking down paradigms.
  2. 2. Business modelbased on Values and Principles
  3. 3. We need to work withthe world, not against it.Everything is based on money. Why not build an -ecosystem-?
  4. 4. “We cant solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” A. Einstein
  5. 5. Old Model.The Key = Money
  6. 6. NEW MODEL IN THE OPENERP WORLDBe the best, everything else will come along.
  7. 7. Question: There are 6 Billion people around the globe.If I have 1 idea in a million, 6k can have the same idea, Right?
  8. 8. Can we patent or take for ourselves Pyramids?
  9. 9. Why Not have a world?
  10. 10. Algorithm for a business Idea looks like this.
  11. 11. “If you cant explain it simply, you dont understand it well enough.” A. Einstein
  12. 12. Video:Show me The Money: Tom Crouise in “Jerry McGuire” Look in Youtube
  13. 13. First Principle: Humility
  14. 14. We explicitly reject any suggestion that ourideas are original. We have sought to reuse the published work of other researchers wherever possible. If we have done any original work, it is by accident. We have tried, as much as possible, to take good ideas from all corners of the academic and industrial community.Extract of the python PEP: 3146
  15. 15. Second Principle: Give, after ask to receive.
  16. 16. You need to train as a boxer.Punch as much as you can. Punch = Knowledge
  17. 17. But you MUST be prepared to receive
  18. 18. “The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.” A. Einstein
  19. 19. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” A. Einstein
  20. 20. Third principle: Respect your environment.
  21. 21. “Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.” A. Einstein
  22. 22. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” A. Einstein
  23. 23. “Dont Compete against OpenERP, S.A.Compete WITH OpenERP, S.A. against our competitors around the world.” Nhomar Hernandez, a crazy man in latam
  24. 24. You must improve your business and look towards the future.
  25. 25. “Information is not knowledge.” A. Einstein
  26. 26. Example of the SAP cheating, and why we must work with principles.
  27. 27. An extract of a contract for a Colombian Goverment Institution that implement SAP.
  28. 28. “THE DEPARTMENT agrees that all ideas,concepts, and / or all other intellectualproperty rights in any way connected with theskills, knowledge or processes of the SAPServices or products to which access underthis Agreement, whether or not developed forTHE DEPARTMENT, are solely owned by SAP.SAP will form sole and exclusive all rights,title, interest and ownership in thattechnology.” Public SAP Contract – “Cundinamarca department – Colombia -.”
  29. 29. An extract of all contracts for a Venezuelan Goverment and Private Industry that implement OpenERP with us.
  30. 30. “THE COMPANY agrees that all ideas,concepts, and / or all other intellectualproperty rights in any way connected with theskills, knowledge or processes of theOpenERP Services or products to whichaccess under this Agreement, whether or notdeveloped for THE COMPANY, are solelyowned by THE COMMUNITY. All developmentswill be released under AGPLv3 Licence.” We improving our Open Source Services.
  31. 31. The Proof.
  32. 32. What our customers are doing in Venezuela
  33. 33. Our Work
  34. 34. “If OpenERP S.A. and _every single_ partnerhas success on their markets with a profitable business we will change the thinking of the Business World.” ME! ;-)
  35. 35. “This is a marathon NOT an sprint race, weneed to train long hours and all the path in the middle is important.” I hear it in some place
  36. 36. “One who wants to harvest quickly, He must plant carrots and vegetables,Who has the ambition to plant oaks, He must be able to say to himself: my grandchildrens will thank me this shadow.” Leon Walras – “The history of economic thought”
  37. 37. Thanks. Read me in: Our Work: Follow Us on Twitter: @nhomar - @vauxoo