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Managing nanocorporations with OpenPSA

There was an interesting story in a recent Yrittäjä magazine about a concept called nanocorporations, or networked small businesses. Nanocorporations are formed by one or two individuals around a core competence. They are able to manage growth and larger projects by networking with other similar units, which again can network with other units. This all forms a fine mesh of...

Getting closer to Windows

For years there has been talk of getting Microsoft Windows supported in Midgard CMS. Now the situation seems to be progressing, being lead by Daniel S. Reichenbach from Best off. As most production websites are run on Unix, why are we interested in running Midgard on Windows? The Motivation part of mRFC 0011: Midgard on Windows Platform replies:

New blog layout

I've finally implemented the planned year 2005 layout on my home page this weekend. Due to arranging the housewarming party yesterday it is still somewhat unfinished, but still nicer than the old one. Main reasons for revising the site layout was that I needed more space for some intended metadata. In addition, Kerttu has been bugging me about how boring...

Housewarming party

Kerttu and I held the housewarming party for friends last night in our new home. A very nice evening with over 20 guests. The dishes were well received, with caipirinhas and salmon rolls being the most popular offerings. Producing the caipirinhas from cachaça given by Tim was somewhat of a show, as we had to use a bokken sword for...

Testing Ubuntu, blogging on GNOME

Kerttu needs a computer to accompany the Psion notepad for her biology studies. Since I didn't want to get a desktop system, I took one of the old company HP Omnibook 500 laptops and set up Linux on it. This gave me a perfect opportunity to try the new Ubuntu distribution. The first installation was a problem because the system...

Filesystem-enabled MidCOM-template now available

Testing the new filesystem-enabled version of MidCOM is now easier than ever, with the new forked and fs-enabled version of midcom-template: Get fs-midcom from CVS Install the new fs-enabled midcom-template from CVS Install fs-midcom under /usr/share/pear/midcom Note: you can change this path from /midcom-admin/settings Symlink the static directory to your DocumentRoot. For example: ln -s /usr/share/pear/midcom/static /var/websites/www.ruutukuningatar.net_80/html-data/midcom-static ...and you're done....

F.U.D. trailer available

The trailer of the Wyona Pictures movie F.U.D. - Fear Uncertainty Doubt documenting the Open Source community is now available. A BitTorrent client is needed for downloading.

Franchising as Growth Model for Open Source Business

Open Source business is a services industry. As in all service industries, the big question is the standard investor question of "How do you make money while you sleep?"We've been thinking about this for a while, considering different growth strategies. One model that would seem very viable is franchising. According to WikiPedia: Franchising is a method of doing business wherein...

Weekend in Ukraine

We spent last weekend in Lviv (Львів, Lwow, Löwenburg, Leopolis), Ukraine together with Taya from Georgia and Nata, Ania and Monika from Poland. I had seen them last time in Caucasus, and the reunion was very nice. We also got to do some business planning regarding bringing Midgard to the Georgian market. Lviv is a former Polish city given to...

Project GNOMEgard

Session notes from Linköping Midgard Gathering by Henri Kaukola. The problem of the Open Source desktop systems is that they are designed only for one user per time. There's very little information sharing. Integration between server software and desktop world is the key to Open Source world domination. Document management system must support WebDAVNews pages must provide RSS syndication and...