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October 28, 2011  11:48 AM

Justifying the commercial license for open source

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Intellectual property, License, Open source, Subversion

It was the late summer of 2008 that I found myself sat listening to Sun Microsystem's then CEO Jonathan Schwartz explain how the open source model would work for customers in practice. Sat as I was at the last JavaOne conference before Oracle's acquisition of the Java innovators, Schwartz said...

July 20, 2011  9:48 AM

Open innovators: are software developers important?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Governance, Intellectual property, Open data, Open source, RedMonk

If you value open discussion around the true worth of software application development in the enterprise, then the Transfer Summit 2011's "top-level immersion into the world of open source and open innovation in software," could be just what...


June 25, 2010  11:56 AM

Intellectual property and open source without the legalese

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
innovation, Intellectual property, legalese, Open source, Software development

Any software programmer or IT specialist who has tried to get their head around the legalese that proliferates throughout the books and white papers available on


June 11, 2010  12:19 PM

Some day, all companies will work with open source

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
aquisitions, Intellectual property, Open source, Wikis

The software application development community tends to use the summer months to host various events, exhibitions, symposia and community gatherings of all kinds. I for one am looking forward to attending a couple of these including Sybase TechWave,...


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