Remodeling Four Kitchens: A look inside our new brand
With the additions of Advomatic and Manatí, we’ve had an exciting few years at Four Kitchens. While we’ve remained fundamentally the same organization, we’ve also been evolving into something new. It’s time for our brand to catch up.Learn more
A more modern, sustainable approach to higher ed websites with YaleSites
A higher ed website is a product, not a project. Learn about Yale’s sustainable approach to digital development and how your team can do the same.Learn more
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The hidden costs of proprietary software #2: Your vendor is an adversary
The relationship between customers and vendors of proprietary software is fundamentally adversarial: Proprietary vendors have business models where customer activity requires payment to the vendor. Because the activity happens entirely on the customer side and paying the vendor conflicts with the customer's desire to save money, proprietary software vendors don't trust their customers to pay them.
The hidden costs of proprietary software #1: Optimizing around licensing
Articles abound about the "hidden costs" of using free, open-source software. Some of the claims are legitimate; others are FUD. Here at Four Kitchens, we're on the opposite side. We advocate using free software like Drupal (and our own free-software derivative, Pressflow) whenever possible.
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