Startup Of The Week: Alfresco Software

in Information Week

The company's CEO expects open source software companies, because they're more open in product development, to be more appealing in the wake of the financial industry turmoil.

John Powell, CEO of open source software company Alfresco, draws parallels between the business practices that have gotten some financial companies into trouble and proprietary software companies. Lack of transparency leaves customers at increased risk, he argues. Powell expects open source software companies, because they're more open in product development, to be more appealing in the wake of financial industry turmoil.
 

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