Having skills in Open Source might land you a job in existing companies, but to some of us, working with others might not cut it. I will be talking about Open Source Businesses and how you can initiate your own business providing support and professional services around your Open Source expertise. I will be covering some lesson learned from a failure from my previous company, and also what I learned in the past year from observing the business operations of 2 major Open Source vendors - Red Hat and Hortonworks.
- Why start an Open Source Business?
- Case Study: Inigo Consulting - what NOT to do
- Red Hat and Hortonworks & Open Source Business
- Models for your business
Track: Main Conference