Building a business and growing a community around an open source project involved lots of trade-offs. How do you position your product offering and your community commons relative to competitors? Should you put more effort into growing a user community or satisfying early customers? How will growing your community help you to meet your company objectives? How will you make enough money to fund growth and development?
In this talk, Dave will take you through some of the trade-offs involved in businesses based on open source software, and how to craft a community strategy that supports your company and product goals.