Partnership Will Enhance Business and, Technology Innovation through Open Source, Open Data and Open Innovation Services
Paris, France - May 30, 2012 Free and Open Source software (FOSS) provides unique opportunities and challenges for organizations that wish to leverage it for business and technology advantages. Today, Inno³ and Olliance Group, a Black Duck company, announced a strategic partnership to provide open source strategy and governance services in France and enable organizations to make strategic decisions regarding the use of FOSS to achieve legal, technical and business goals.
This partnership will provide specialized guidance to clients about:
- How flexible FOSS policies can be while still ensuring legal compliance
- The best tools and automated processes for managing FOSS use
- The most effective risk prevention and risk reduction models
“The combination of Inno³ and Olliance Group will offer both experienced users of open source and those new to the technology and associated methods a set of proven services and innovative solutions for using open source to competitive advantage,” said Andrew Aitken, Founder and GM of Olliance Group.
Together, Inno3 and Olliance Group offer unparalleled experience developed over more than a decade. The organizations have conducted more than 500 engagements for a diverse set of customers including large public and private end users, vendors and open source companies both in France and around the globe.
Benjamin Jean, President of Inno3 said, "Our partnership with Olliance Group, the historic leader in this area, is the logical outcome of a long history of common activity in the design of open source strategies and in the implementation of governance and compliance policies of open source licenses."
Yves Miezan Ezo, Inno3’s CEO continues, "This strategic partnership affirms our common desire to better assist our customers in designing their open source strategies and governance and compliance programs."
Consultancy and expertise in innovation company, Inno³‘s focuses its business in adoption of new uses such as Open Source, Open Data and Open Innovation. Inno³ provides innovative services with high added value to companies and public organizations entering in a process of opening up their innovation policies :
- designing intellectual property strategies to enhance the intangible property ;
- audit and implementation of governance for optimizing the use of Open Source, Open Data and Open Innovation;
- development of open source skills centers
More information: www.inno3.fr
About Olliance Group
Olliance Group, a Black Duck company, is the leading open source business and strategy consulting firm. Our mission is to help clients capitalize on the strategic, technological, and financial benefits of open source software. Clients include Fortune 500 enterprises, Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), start-up firms, venture capital groups and government entities.
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