Sunday, April 17, 2005

Getting Flat, Part 1 | Linux Journal

I thought I included this outline but it did not show up. As you can see that flat world refers to power relationships and competition.




Getting Flat, Part 1 | Linux Journal: "Tom says the world is being flattened by ten forces, of which open source is one. Here are the chapter headings that outline his larger case. Each is labeled a 'flattener':

1.

11/9/89 - When the Walls Came Down and the Windows Went Up
2.

8/9/95 - When Netscape Went Public
3.

Work Flow Software - Let's Do Lunch: Have Your Application Talk to My Application
4.

Open-Sourcing - Self-Organizing Collaborative Communities
5.

Outsourcing - Y2K
6.

Offshoring - Running with the Gazelles, Eating with Lions
7.

Supply-Chaining - Eating Sushi in Arkansas
8.

Insourcing - What the Guys in Funny Brown Shorts Are Really Doing
9.

In-forming - Google, Yahoo!, MSN Web Search
10.

The Steroids - Digital, Mobile, Personal and Virtual"
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