"I realised, right then and there, that it was all wrong, and it all had to change. And that the change... had to start with me."
Note: this post discusses the NZ government's IT procurement, but these concepts apply equally well to IT procurement in governments of other countries, and in organisations and businesses worl
I grew up with parents who lived through the most recent tangible existential threats to humanity - World War II and the Cold War (in the US and Europe).
Hello members of the Committee. I thank you for taking the time to listen to me this vital matter.
Here's a tip for all of you talented, would-be tech entrepreneurs.
Over the years quite a few folks - representing businesses and organisations - have asked: "give me some reasons why we should be open sourcing our code".