SXSW Day Three - Revisting Open Source Business Models
The panel was fairly freeform. They started by polling the audience a bit - asking people what kinds of questions they wanted to hear about. Broke out pretty clearly that there were lots of folks who wanted to know how to leverage open source in their businesses but weren’t sure how. Panel distinguished between open source users (people who download, install, and use software under open source licenses) and software developers who are building products which include (one way or another) open source components.