What Every CIO Must Know About Open-Source Software

Archived Published: 30 March 2017 ID: G00301608


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Open source is now an integral element of the modern IT industry. CIOs must manage its unique risks and rewards by establishing a strategy to secure the most advantages possible from this powerful model of software development.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What Is Open-Source Software?
    • Who Uses Open Source Today?
    • Why Do IT Organizations Leverage Open Source?
    • What Are the Risks in Using Open-Source Software?
    • What Markets Are Most Impacted by Open Source?
    • How Much Open Source Do IT Organizations Use?
    • How Can IT Organizations Use Open Source Most Effectively?
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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