Black Duck Consulting

Black Duck Consulting, a division of Black Duck.  Open Source Strategy Consulting.

Open Source Strategy, Governance and Policy

Black Duck Consulting provides leading open source strategy consulting services, bringing unparalleled experience and thought leadership to a comprehensive set of consulting services for the development of oss logistics, business and technology strategy, open source governance, open source methods and community engagement. With over a decade of open source experience and hundreds of engagements assisting both technology suppliers and enterprise IT organizations, Black Duck Consulting is dedicated to creating pragmatic, innovative solutions to ensure our clients' long-term success.

Key Consulting Services Include:

Strategic Consulting Services
Advance your business and technology goals with customized strategies around open source technologies and methods.

Governance Consulting Services
Evaluate the maturity of your open source software governance practices and develop open source management policy and processes with the help of Black Duck Consulting.

Open Source Management Assessment
A quick and easy evaluation of your organization’s open source readiness will allow our consulting team to start you on the path toward open source management business results.

Inner Source
Strategic consulting and implementation services, enabling the adoption of open source, community-style development methods within your internal software development organization.

Open Source Think Tank


Black Duck Consulting hosts the Open Source Think Tank, an event that brings the leading global industry experts and visionaries together to discuss the future of commercial open source. The conference’s unique format uses real-world business cases to engage the audience in brainstorming solutions to the adoption and maturation of open source. 

How to Get Started:

Learn the key element's to Black Duck Consulting's success and complete a free Open Source Management Assessment survey to benchmark your organization against industry best practices.

Contact a member of the Black Duck Consulting team at +1 650.493.3800 or email us at

Black Duck Consulting is one of the open source industry's most influential consulting resources. From their biannual hosting of the Open Source Think Tank, a must attend event for open source executives, to their hundreds of client engagements for firms from all industries and across the globe, Black Duck Consulting has become a trusted source of information.
Mike Milinkovich
Executive Director
Eclipse Foundation


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