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The billion-dollar open-source opportunity (Presentation)

Customers are the key to open source's future.

Using the exceptional 280Slides web application to write, edit, and host a presentation I delivered at a recent open-source conference, I've included the presentation below and would love feedback.

Following on a theme that I've been hitting lately, the real money in open source will come as the industry learns to engage customers in the development process. We need, in other words, to learn how to make open source a customer-fed renewable resource.

Take a look, and let me know what you think. I'm going to be presenting on this and related themes a lot over the coming year.