This guide provides a step-by-step introduction that explores the benefits of open source, why governance and compliance is essential, and how to get started.
The ten tips outlined in this guide are designed to help you establish the best approach for managing the use of open source software. Covering topics ranging from establishing an open source governance policy to code validation, this is your go-to-guide on open source management.
Implementing a multi-source strategy that uses internal, third party and open source components can complement the modular nature of agile methods while allowing developers to focus on real innovations.
Complex U.S. laws manage and monitor the export of software containing encryption. This guide describes the importance of encryption compliance and provides actionable best practices that will help both open source and corporate developers obtain compliance with U.S. government controls around the export of encryption algorithms.
Designed specifically for IT, application developers, integrators and ISVs, this guide presents industry trends and market statistics as well as links to open source resources. It is meant to serve as a resource to help banks and insurance companies maintain a bridge to the open source community, allowing them to reduce costs while accelerating the development of mobile financial services applications.
A first-of-its-kind survey of the European automotive industry has revealed that free and open source software is even more pervasive in the development cycle than anticipated. However, the necessary governance processes are lacking. The survey summary includes responses from 25 leading automotive companies in eight countries representing 50 percent of the European automotive industry.
Many IT executives, enterprise architects and development managers have gained control over externally-sourced software by mandating compliance programs. This guide outlines a five-step plan to manage each stage of the development lifecycle without slowing down the process.
Corporate counsels are facing a common dilemma – how to enable enterprise software development teams to more efficiently leverage open source while protecting the enterprise from licensing risks. Lawyers can allow the enterprise to benefit from open source adoption by driving interdepartmental policies and establishing guidelines that protect the enterprise without slowing down the development process.
Development executives are faced with the challenge of reducing budgets while continuing to deliver innovative software applications. They can most efficiently achieve these goals while managing costs – and aggressively developing high-impact software applications – by efficiently leveraging open source.