Why Opening Up?
8 July 2009
Posted by: Martyn
This blog was originally intended to document one small development company’s investigation and potential adoption of an open source development methodology after several years of reliance on and expertise in Microsoft technologies.
However, between the time it was conceived and the time we got some thoughts together, the whole debate around openness in general has taken off.
So what shall we do with opening up? Well, it seems to me we need to engage with more people in order to put our company in a stronger position. We’re constantly busy here but we’d like to be able to take on more jobs that inspire us. In order to have more control over the kind of work we engage in, we need more people who want to work with us.
We’ve never been particularly interested in presenting ourselves in a polished kind of way so this blog is going to show Sumac in its open and messy glory. We may embarass ourselves a little occasionally but what the hell?
Let’s see what happens