Open Source Strategy, Governance and Policy
Black Duck Consulting is the leading open source strategy consulting firm, bringing unparalleled experience and thought leadership to a comprehensive set of consulting services for the development of 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:
Strategy and Governance Consulting
Services to help IT organizations evaluate the use of open source technologies and methods, including community engagement, to achieve business and technology goals.
Open Source Management Assessment
A straight forward survey that allows the Consulting Team to quickly evaluate your organization’s FOSS readiness and start you on the path toward open source management business results.
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:
Complete a free Open Source Management Assessment survey to benchmark your organization against industry best practices.
Black Duck Consulting is one of the open source industry's most influential consulting firms. 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