Open Source Software – increasing role in the enterprise
The eighth annual Future of Open Source Survey results, presented by Black Duck and North Bridge, point toward the increased strategic role that open source plays in today’s enterprises, its crucial function within new technology development, and the growth of both first-time developers within the OSS community and the impact open source has in daily life.
"8 out of 10 are choosing Open Source based on quality (2014)"
"Factors contributing to increased adoption: Ability to access source code, add features and fix code rose sharply #8 to #4 (since 2013)"
"Over 50% of all enterprises are expected to contribute to and adopt open source"
"68% lower cost and improvement in efficiency"
"62% improvement IT infrastructure"
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