[Novalug] OSS for Biz - June 25th Meeting
greg at pryzby.org
Mon Jun 23 16:09:37 EDT 2008
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Here here Tim.
FWIW, it is the chicken/egg as to selecting a location. And as Tim and
John have learned, running a group is a hard job.
FWIW, I am trying to make it this month, but it will depend on my son's
rehearsal schedule in DC
Timothy Ferro wrote:
> We have talked about SaaS at a number of OSS4biz meeting and we will
> continue to talk about it anytime someone wants to bring it up at a meeting.
> Secondly, we have talked about changing the location to a more central
> one but until people start showing up and asking for that we will
> continue to meet there as it is convenient to those of us that go to the
> meetings. we have met in fairfax a number of times but only had 1 good
> turn out. we actually talked about it the last couple of meetings. if
> anyone wants us to meet in a more central location we are all for it, so
> long as people show up.
> On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 3:59 PM, Paul D. Bain <paulbain at cox.net
> <mailto:paulbain at cox.net>> wrote:
> ---- Timothy Ferro <timothy.ferro at gmail.com
> <mailto:timothy.ferro at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > Meeting is scheduled for June 25th, 6-9pm at The Old
> > Brogue<http://www.oldbrogue.com/>in Great Falls, VA.
> Tim and John Franklin,
> Guys, thanks for taking the time and effort to organize the
> meetings of OSS for biz. I greatly appreciate it.
> Having said that, I would like to offer a few suggestions for
> change in OSS4Biz. First, this location is OK, but not necessarily
> ideal. OTOH, this point is a cavil as compared to my second point.
> See my other comment below.
> > Google
> > .
> > This month's topics include:
> > - Have a Job/Need a Job/Make a Job
> > - OSS 4 Business
> > - Investing in Open Source
> > - Open Source Business Strategies
> > - This Blog
> > - Current IT/OSS Trends and Topics
> Guys, as I have stated before, some of the best opportunities
> for OSS experts, at least as far as money-making ventures is
> concerned, is almost certainly in using OSS to provide SaaS. I have
> stated this opinion before and feel compelled to repeat because it
> is important and, by now, ought to be obvious to all.
> I strongly believe that you would draw a larger crowd if, at
> each meeting, there were at least some discussion of SaaS. It would
> be impossible to understate the importance of SaaS to OSS4Biz.
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