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Why did I become a fan of Open Source

It was 8 or 9 years ago as the CTO of a small rural institution that I began implementing open source solutions for the enterprise. I had always been frustrated that many innovative technologies were out of the financial reach of my institution but the demands for services were continually …

Why Did I Create Open Source Checklists

These three topic areas were developed originally because when we started moving our LMS from a commercial product to OSS in 2004-2005 (Moodle was our/my first enterprise OSS venture) there was a lot of skepticism (to say the least). Yep, I used to get hammered for suggesting such moves.    In …