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Data Digest: IoT Standards, Choosing Open Source Solutions, and Defining Value in Open Source

Why open source standards are critical to the spread of IoT, the risks and benefits of adding open source solutions to your project, and why open source has become pervasive in modern technology.

IoT Needs Collaborative, Open Source Effort

Breaking in to the IoT market is difficult right now because few standards are in place. This article argues that for IoT to spread, a collaborative community of enterprises have to develop open source IoT standards together.

Read more at Programmableweb

What to Know When Considering Open Source

When implementing most new technologies, the first choice that must be made is between open source and retail software. Each has strengths and weaknesses. Choosing open source may seem riskier, but this article explains the potential benefits and the guidelines to keep in mind if you choose open source.

Read more at Information Management

Why Open Source Has Transformed Software

Open source was not always pervasive in the enterprise. This article explains the causes of the shift and identifies new ways to define value in open source projects.

Read more at Network World

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Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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