How to unlock the commercial value of open source software

Open source software is a powerful springboard for innovation and collaboration. When harnessed correctly it can enhance data security, expedite services through innovative coding and development, as well as unlock restrictions to commercial freedom. By Simon...

Collaboration key for building organisational resilience

Today’s world is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. In such an environment, future planning is difficult, if not impossible. As a result, organisations are increasingly focusing on becoming resilient; that is, to be able to anticipate, adapt and respond...

Get OSS benefits without the risks

Open source software continues its meteoric rise, as more and more large enterprises weave open source code into various areas of their operations, increasingly shunning the big-name, proprietary software vendors, writes Barry de Waal, chief executive of strategy and...

Embracing ‘the open’ solution

By its nature, open source software is built around collaboration and drives innovation thanks to the contributions of the collective. But there is a difference between programme development and the implementation of a truly ‘open’ solution that not only...

Develop a natural interest in STEM

It can be done through open source software, writes Mark Beets, business development manager at Entelect Software. During another power cut in a poor area of Brazil, a mechanic sat in the dark and wondered how he could light up his house without electricity. He came...

Red Hat and Tate in open collaboration

Alessandro Perilli, GM: management strategy at Red Hat, talks about how Red Hat is supporting the Tate Exchange program at Tate Modern. You might wonder what a champion of open source software has in common with a champion of arts and culture. Quite a lot, as it...