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
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in the enterprise? I've read a number of fascinating predictions for 2010 related to FOSS from the blogs at Gartner, 451 CAOS Theory, RedMonk, OStatic, and ZDNet. I'd like to point those out and comment on a few of them, especially in relation to our demand trend stats. Let's start with the OStatic blog in which Sean Dean thinks that more big companies will adopt/accelerate open source strategies. He believes there will be increased enterprise adoption of open source next year (and thus, I presume,