Open Source Strategy

Develop An Open Source Strategy

As open source software (OSS) grows in popularity, so does the need for an explicit strategy that aligns the use of open source technologies and methods with business objectives.  An effective open source strategy ensures your organization realizes the greatest benefits from open source, while minimizing operational, technical and legal risks. 

Open source strategies should address:

  • Where and how open source technologies should be used
  • The process for evaluating, approving and governing open source components
  • How to support and maintain the code
  • When and how an organization should work with open source communities

Black Duck Solutions

Black Duck provides software and consulting to deliver end-to-end solutions for open source adoption, management, governance and compliance while connecting development teams to critically important community resources. An Open Source Management Assessment (OSMA) will identify and analyze gaps in your policy, process and tools, and provide recommendations for improvement. 

Black Duck Consulting has the experience gained from hundreds of engagements to help you create and implement an open source policy based on industry best practices, while customizing a tailored solution that fits the pace and needs of your specific organization. 

The Black Duck® Suite is a comprehensive set of governance and compliance automation tools that enable development organizations to harness the power of open source technologies and methods.