[p2p-research] Fwd: August Issue of OSBR Available

Michel Bauwens michelsub2004 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 06:32:47 CEST 2009

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From: Dru Lavigne <dru at osbr.ca>
Date: Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 6:03 AM
Subject: August Issue of OSBR Available
To: Dru Lavigne <dru at osbr.ca>

The August issue of the OSBR is now available in  PDF and  HTML formats. The
editorial theme this month is Tech Entrepreneurship and the authors include:

Brian Hurley, CEO of Purple Forge, provides an overview of ecosystem models
and highlights, through numerous examples, how it is possible to take
advantage of the related, like-minded and even competitive players in an

Carlo Daffara, head of research at Conecta, presents the results of a
recent survey of over 200 open source companies, demonstrating the economic
advantages of open source across a wide variety of business models and
commercialization approaches.

Peter Carbone, an ICT executive and Coral CEA champion, discusses an
approach to commercialization through the creation of a new ecosystem for
communications enabled applications.

Gordon Quinn, CEO of iPic Innovations, writes about entrepreneurship in an
Internet-enabled world. The Internet was certainly disruptive and spawned a
number of new ecosystems. Gordon looks at how to disrupt for gain in that

John Boden, CTO at Movius Interactive, takes on the issue of
entrepreneurship within existing enterprises. Innovation and culture are
closely linked and he explores the role open source can play in stimulating

James Bowen, an entrepreneur and adjunct professor at uOttawa's Telfer
School of Management, answers the question "what do investors look for in a
business venture?".

The editorial theme for the upcoming September issue of the OSBR is
"business intelligence" and the guest editor will be Mike Andrews from SQL
Power. Submissions are due by August 20--contact the Editor if you are
interested in a submission.

Thanks for the continuing interest in our work,
Dru Lavigne
Editor, Open Source Business Resource
Open Source Business Resource

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