Why Open Source? Reasons Open Source Is Right For Your Customers

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Excerpt

Convincing a potential client that open source solutions are best can be tricky. A successful proposal must effortlessly make this point well to be successful.

Description

Ever have a debate with your customers about why open source is a better solution than some proprietary system? These and other questions are frequent when offering proposals to clients, and must be answered to have a winning bid. Learn the reasons why open source is a smart business idea and how to convince your clients that using open source technologies is a winning strategy.

Speaking experience

Speaker

  • Brandon

    Brandon Savage

    Message Systems

    Biography

    Brandon wasn’t always planning to be a software developer: his background is political science. But after learning how to write a bit of code and solving problems with it, he was hooked. Brandon moved into professional development several years ago and has never looked back. Working with important projects including work for Greenpeace, the National Building Museum and The Pickens Plan, Brandon has experience working with applications large and small, and has a unique blend of experiences that bring wholeness to the development process.

    Brandon lives in Washington, DC and works for Message Systems as their Web Site Developer.