​The Delicate Art of Product Management with Open Source

​The Delicate Art of Product Management with Open Source

Is open source a development model which emphasizes collaboration, the decentralized nature in which code is written, and the licenses under which that code is released? Or, is open source a business model focused on monetization through support, services, software-as-a-service, paid features, or even inexpensive marketing or advertising? I’d argue it’s neither! Instead of thinking about open source as a development model or a business model, perhaps companies should think in terms of a supply chain from which they can purchase technology. If you’re interested in learning more about this paradigm, check out the material below:

Blogs:

  1. Is open source a development model, business model, or something else?
  2. How to define a product in the open source software supply chain
  3. What do open source product teams do?
  4. 18 ways to differentiate open source products from upstream suppliers
  5. Managing the open source product roadmap
  6. Going to market with an open source product
  7. What is Open Core?

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