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Expanding Choice by Peter Clegg, Emmett Dulaney, Jason Williams

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Introduction

“Open source” is a catch phrase that passes from lip to lip and from magazine article to magazine cover more times a day than can be counted. So many speak of it, yet you have to wonder if they really understand the depth of the topic they're discussing and the world of possibilities that it holds.

Looking for a Common Thread

Let's start with a pop quiz. Read the following three short case studies and try to ascertain what each organization has in common.

Golden Gate University

In the heart of San Francisco's financial district is the central hub of California's fifth-largest private university. Golden Gate University offers a variety of exceptional undergraduate and graduate programs in business management, information ...

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