Skills Shortage Could Mean Growing Pains for Open Source

Skills Shortage Could Mean Growing Pains for Open Source: “In a survey released by Forrester Research, 57 percent of those using Linux or open-source software said their biggest concern was lack of support; 36 percent said it was a lack of skills or knowledge. Of the respondents who weren’t using Linux or open-source software, 55 percent tagged lack of skills or knowledge as their biggest concern; 53 percent said it was lack of support.

http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/38759.html

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i wonder what they actually mean by support. this is a significant problem, if it really exists, but i’m not sure. i’m sure there is institutional impediments.

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