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Reinvent Your Open-Source Software Strategy to Stay Relevant

Published: 06 March 2018

ID: G00349727

Analyst(s): Matthew Cheung

Summary

Using open-source software to gain cost advantage and displace market share leaders is no longer a viable strategy. Technology strategic planners in commercial OSS vendors should develop and implement a new OSS strategy to drive innovation and market leadership.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Reinvent Your OSS Strategy by Regaining OSS Market Leadership Through Open Culture, Innovation and Talent
  • Promote an Open Culture Focused on Innovation
  • Work Proactively With an OSS Ecosystem to Extend OSS Leadership

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