James McGovern put the sand in the pearl. Barbara French at Tekrati started to layer gloss upon it (that means add content in English). Then we all jumped in (MWD, Freeform, RedMonk, Entiva and so on). I am hoping the wiki will provide some value.
It aims to answer some questions like – what is open source analysis? Why is it different from traditional industry analyst models? How do we best engage with open source analysts? What kind of questions can they help us with, and so on? I aim to contribute. We would really like it if you did too, whether you’re a dev, sysadmin, VP of Sales, chief architect, analyst, VP of analyst relations, AR professional, or whatever.