Tag: open-source

Four Business Models for Doing Business with OSS Business models for OSS

There are various debates about business models for OSS; here, I have grouped them into the following four categories.(1) Distribution Model(2) System Integration Model(3) Service Model(4) Other

The History of OSS in Japan How the utilization of open-source software, or OSS

This article introduces how the utilization of open-source software, or OSS, has advanced in Japan, while giving a brief overview of the history of OSS itself. It’s very difficult to determine exactly when OSS first appeared, but in so far as its use in enterprises is concerned, the creation of Linux makes a good starting […]

Sustainable Development of OSS Using open-source software (OSS)

When using open-source software (OSS), have you ever stopped to wonder about who developed it? In 2011, Marc Andreessen used the phrase “software is eating the world” in a column to describe the way that all industries would digitize, and all businesses would become software businesses.