Open Source Software: Benefits, Challenges, and Risks

 This presentation provides an overview of open source software, its origins, history, supply chain and legal implications.


 The excellent presentation on open source software's benefits, challenges, and risks addresses the following topics:

- What Is “Open Source” Software”? (OSS)
- What is Not OSS?
- Where Will You Find OSS?
- Who is “Doing/Using OSS”?
- How Is OSS Developed?
- What’s New About OSS?
- What Are OSS’s Impacts?
- Why Is OSS An Unprecedented, Multi-Disciplinary Set of Changes and Concerns for Contracts Managers?
- What Should I and Colleagues Do?  When?  How?

Download (please login and scroll down)

Download Document: Documents are in common file formats such as Microsoft Word (doc), Powerpoint (ppt), Excel (xls,csv,xlsx), and Adobe pdf.
Download


Related Categories




Related Topics




Related Articles


10 Open Source Trends

 This report identifies 10 trends that are defining the open source movement and best practices to migrate your organization to open source platform(s).

A Legal Issues Primer for Open Source and Free Software Projects

 A primer on legal issues that arise during the lifecycle of a free and open source software (FOSS) project.

Architectural and Policy Implications of Cloud Computing

This Article offers an initial exploratory analysis on cloud computing’s architectural and policy implications. 

Case Study: Total Cost of Ownership of Open Source Software

A research study on the total cost of ownership (TCO) of open source software.

Cloud Computing Governance

This presentation discusses security, governance, risk, and compliance in the cloud and recommends a course of action for cloud computing governance.

Copyright and Software Licenses For Enterprise Architects

An overview of legal issues related to intellectual property - copyright and software Licenses - and why an enterprise architect should care to understand them.

What is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)?

This presentation provides a quick introduction to free and open source software (FOSS) and discusses its implication on the IT organization.

Why do Vendors Invest in Open Source?

Read this excellent discussion before you make up your mind on the business case for open source systems.




Posted on 04/20/2010 by


Open Source Software: Benefits, Challenges, and Risks author Webmaster1

Webmaster1




Signup For ThoughtLeader









Subscribe


CIO Index

Our Focus is On Your Agenda

CIO Index is the world's largest professional network for CIOs - of the CIO, for the CIO, by the CIO. 

Over 70,000 CIOs and other IT Executives use CIO Index to Learn, Network and Share.

 

Cioindex, Inc.

  • (+1) 800-309-3550
  • Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00 pm
  • 115 Franklin Tpke, Mahwah, NJ 07430