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  • February 14, 2016

    Real-Time Performance Appraisal: 6 Free Tools to Gamify Your Performance Reviews

    With gamification becoming a buzzword for every business department from training to project management, to the help desk, it should come as no surprise that performance management is also in the game...
  • February 14, 2016

    Save boring software from the brink

    How often have you felt bored with the software you use? Consider this scenario: Your organization bought a software license or subscription of a Content Relationship Management (CRM) tool for internal...
  • February 14, 2016


    I feel privileged to live in an age in which individuals are willing to spend countless hours writing software, only to give it away for free. On the surface, it seems like a perfect world. Why pay for...
  • February 14, 2016

    The current state of video editing for Linux

    I often ask myself what the current state of video editing is for free and open source software (FOSS). Here are my thoughts. I've spent many years in the visual effects (VFX) industry from the...
  • January 7, 2016

    HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal inaugurates the 1st International Conference on Open Source Software Computing

    Under the patronage of HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal, and represented by HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan,  the German Jordanian University organized the 1st International Conference on Open Source...
  • January 7, 2016

    5 Advantages of Using Open Source Software

    Open source software (OSS) i accessible under a software authorization that enables individuals to access the source code and customize it according to their needs, thus providing the capability to tailor the...
  • January 7, 2016

    An open source tool for every classroom need

    I spent my career in a school system that had a high number of socioeconomically disadvantaged youth. These young people were talented, but often lacked the resources to afford both computers and software to...
  • December 19, 2015

    The golden age of open source, predictions for 2016, and more news

     In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at reasons to use open source software, betting on open source, cryptocurrencies, a look back at 2015, and—since it's that time of...
  • November 12, 2015

    Red Hat Adds Open Source Docker Container Features for the Enterprise

    Red Hat (RHT) moved its open source container strategy forward this week with the release of OpenShift 3.1 and a public preview of Red Hat Atomic Enterprise Platform. The company says the offerings will help...
  • November 12, 2015

    The open source model works for eLearning business

    Opinions vary on whether open source companies can make money, thrive, and truly compete with their proprietary counterparts. As a CEO and co-founder of an open source company, I am frequently challenged to...



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