I love end of year predictions. Whether they're right or wrong is one thing, but it's valuable to imagine various scenarios of what might happen. Taking the time to consider and connect what has happened with what might happen, opens new insights.
Having said that, I'm not going to make a 2010 prediction about Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). I do, however, want to share some stats about
software selection criteria sfa
all requests for enterprise software evaluations, the number that had at least one of the above items selected) Note that I used data from inquiries on ERP, SCM, EAM, HR, financial systems, PLM, accounting systems, pharmacy information management systems, CRM, ECM, BPM, MRO, PPM, POS, and SFA systems (I''ve included data from many permutations of these as well--for example industry-specific solutions, and applications that could fall under larger headings like warehouse management systems). Let me break