Why stop Open Source in the Enterprise?

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Presentation I gave on Open Source and Enterprise Content Management in Lausanne, Switzerland at an event hosted by ELCA on 24 May 2011


<ul><li> 1. Open Source and Enterprise Content Management<br />@johnnewton<br /></li> <li> 2. Alfresco is<br />Enterprise Software +<br />Content Management +<br />Commercial Open Source<br />Management Team Experience<br />Largest private Open Source company by revenue<br />Investors<br /></li> <li> 3. Topical?<br /></li> <li> 4. Once upon a time, IT was controlled by a Priesthood of highly intelligentpeople<br />Your Worship! Once I get the Maven build done, I am going to deploy it on the Cloud instance with multiple shards!<br />Man! You are awesome!!!<br /></li> <li> 5. And they controlled and centralized all applications and data<br />Courtesy of John Mancini AIIM.org<br /></li> <li> 6. And technology would flow from the Fortune 1000<br />Courtesy of John Mancini AIIM.org<br /></li> <li> 7. Yes, your honor! I did leave my mobile without password protection!<br />Systems of Record<br />Command and control<br />Transaction-oriented<br />Document-centric<br />Limited deployment<br />Central IT-provisioned<br />And these applications knew what they were good at <br /></li> <li> 8. This gave vendors all the control <br />Hey You!<br />Where do you think youre going?<br />Its time to renew!<br /></li> <li> 9. But their user interfaces were very powerful, but not very user friendly<br /></li> <li> 10. This left customers a little unhappy<br />How much per year?!!! For that crap?!!<br /></li> <li> 11. And thus was born Free Software<br /></li> <li> 12. Quickly Open Source evolved with Linux<br />Lets stay Open, Modular and Free!<br /></li> <li> 13. Open Source was Built Differently<br /></li> <li> 14. Because Open Source removed the Lock-in and opened the Architecture<br />Customer<br />Customer<br />Customer<br />Media<br />Code<br />Sales<br />Blogger<br />Reception<br />Developer<br />Developer<br />Product<br />Mgmt<br />Shipping<br />Customer<br />Development<br />(Bugs)<br />Internet<br />and<br />Community<br />Mgmt<br />Support<br />Engineer<br />QA<br />Support<br />Marketer<br />Accounts<br />Partner<br />Marketing<br />Tester<br />Partner<br />Partner<br />Partner<br />Open Source<br />Closed Source<br /></li> <li> 15. Lifecycle of an Open Source Project<br />Internet<br />Downloads<br />Design and Compose<br />I fixed a bug!<br />I want to buy!<br />Community<br />Deployment<br />Contribution<br /></li> <li> 16. Virtuous Cycle A New Value Chain for Software<br />PROJECT GOVERNANCE<br />Development<br />Distribution<br />Marketing<br />Sales / Consulting<br />Support<br />Develop from other Open Source Components<br />Deliver for free over the internet<br />Market by Word of Mouth and Community<br />Demand is generated inside the company Solves the problem or not<br />Users participate in QA and resolution of problems with the code<br />Product Mgmt<br />Community participates in ideas, priorities, testing and new components<br /></li> <li> 17. Strong Governance led to Professional Open Source<br />Open Source is like Economy Class!<br />You get nice champagne in first class, but you still get there at the same time!<br />Marten Mickos CEO of Eucalyptus and former CEO of MySQL<br /></li> <li> 18. And this was the environment in which Alfresco System was born<br />Web<br />Applications<br />Portals<br />Web Services<br />BPM<br />App Server<br />Email<br />CMIS<br />Virtual File System<br />Portal Server<br />SOAP<br />FTP<br />CIFS<br />WebDAV<br />High Availability<br /></li> <li> 19. Web<br />Shared Drive<br />Email<br />Portals<br />Office Protocol<br />Innovating in access and simplicity<br /></li> <li> 20. And easily deployed and consumable<br />Its so small it even fits on this USB stick!<br /></li> <li> 21. How Do We Make Money?<br />Open Source Distribution<br /><ul><li>Low cost of distribution </li> <li> 22. Global Reach </li> <li> 23. Community development </li> <li> 24. Community as large as IBM or DCTM</li></ul>Dual License for developers<br /><ul><li>OEM, Hosting &amp; Appliances </li> <li> 25. Most popular license </li> <li> 26. Protects embedding opportunities</li></ul>Support &amp; Services<br /><ul><li>Try before buy </li> <li> 27. Low-touch sale </li> <li> 28. Maintenance and support for production use </li> <li> 29. Insurance of certification &amp; indemnification</li></ul>Multiple Channels<br /><ul><li>Telesales </li> <li> 30. Local integrators </li> <li> 31. Major SIs </li> <li> 32. OEM embedding</li></ul></li></ul>


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