May 21, 2009

Forrester's five phases of open-source success

Article Source The Open Road
May 21, 2009, 11:46 am

If you walk into the headquarters of open-source leader Red Hat, you'll see this quote from Mahatma Gandhi gracing the wall:

First they ignore you,
then they laugh at you,
then they fight you,
then you win.

It's a poignant reminder to Red Hat employees that yesterday's ridicule of open source has shifted to a market that seemingly can't embrace open source fast enough...