And it's happening everywhere. As more sectors connect to the digital world, from medicine to the military, they too are seeing the rise of Good Enough tools like the Flip. Suddenly what seemed perfect is anything but, and products that appear mediocre at first glance are often the perfect fit.
The good news is that this trend is ideally suited to the times. As the worst recession in 75 years rolls on, it's the light and nimble products that are having all the impact—exactly the type of thing that lean startups and small-scale enterprises are best at.
I know, you're thinking this sounds familiar, and it is. Open source software is the "good enough" solution for many IT organizations. Open source doesn't always have the features (or complexity) of closed source software. But in terms of ease of access, use, and implementation, the table tilts heavily toward open source. For companies looking to reduce their IT budgets, that's a powerful incentive.
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