[OSGeo-Discuss] [Geo4All] Tackling the Open Source dilemma

Suchith Anand Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Sun Nov 26 01:29:09 PST 2017

Hi Cameron,

Thank you for sharing this insightful presentation ideas.

Best wishes,


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Subject: [Geo4All] Tackling the Open Source dilemma

I tackled "The Open Source dilemma" at the recent QGIS conference here in Sydney, Australia. Hopefully it might have some slides which others might be able to use:

Looked at through the lens of traditional management, Open Source collaboration is time consuming, imprecise, unreliable, hard to manage, rarely addresses short term objectives, and hard to quantify in a business case.And yet, in a digital economy, collaborative communities regularly out-innovate and out-compete closed or centrally controlled initiatives.


Tackling the Open Source dilemma<http://cameronshorter.blogspot.com.au/2017/11/open-source-pitch-for-your-boss.html>
Here is the dilemma that you and your boss are faced with when considering Open Source: Looked at through the lens of traditional manag...

Cameron Shorter
Technology Demystifier, Learnosity
Open Technologies Consultant

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