Benefits of the community for partners of open source vendors

Appearing in the magazine Open Source Business Resource (today called Technology Innovation Management Review) in 2011, this non-journal article by Sandro Groganz describes how “[o]pen source vendors can benefit from business ecosystems that form around their products,” using open-source OXID eShop and its vendor OXID eSales as a representative example. Groganz concludes that “an open source community is not a state but a process,” one that “creates a foundation for long-term growth and sustainability” when appropriately embraced.

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