Archive for March, 2012

A glossary for ecology of value

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

When I deal with ecology of value, I use some terms that may appear a little dark, such as software lock-in, vendor lock-in, pure open source business/delivery model, project (and product) centric business model, customer satisfaction, community participation and more. Providing you with a real glossary would be a demanding effort, probably returning uncertain results: […]

No price, no value?

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Some days ago I posted “Buy less, spend better”, highlighting one of the main benefits of adopting SpagoBI suite or, in general terms, of choosing an open source product adopting the pure open source delivery model. Now you can argue that a product with no price has no value either. If you believe it, this […]