IBM's Irving Wladawsky-Berger spoke at the Open Source Business Conference, and News.com was there
. "'A big part of your power is to have your people work with the communities and donate some of your intellectual property to those communities so they can get better. Then you build proprietary offerings on top of the open-source platform,' he said. 'Those proprietary offerings at some point will lose their value as proprietary offerings. Then there probably will be more value donating it to an open-source community, and on and on and on.'
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