How R&D Teams Manage Their Open Source

May 14, 2014 Patricia Johnson

“Open Source Usage Practices Survey Results Revealed” featuring Rami Sass, CEO of WhiteSource

SAVE THE DATE: Free Webinar - Wednesday, May 28th at 9:30 a.m. (PDT)

Everybody is using open source. It is almost impossible today to think of a software project that does not extensively rely on open source components.

But - How do companies manage their open source license IP risks, compliance requirements, security vulnerabilities, version updates?

WhiteSource surveyed over 120 R&D managers, information security managers, legal experts and compliance professionals in order to better understand open source usage and

The results may surprise you.

 Our research shows that while virtually all developers use open source extensively, and while most companies spend substantial resources on managing their open source inventory (often implicitly in lost developers time, delayed releases, etc.), the effort is largely ineffective, resulting in unnecessary risk, as well as too much work and undue cost.

Much of this can be easily fixed through the adoption of new open source management technology that seamlessly and easily fits into the software development lifecycle.

Registration is now open

The webinar will take place on Wednesday, May 28th at 9:30 a.m. (PDT).

Hosted by: Rami Sass, CEO of WhiteSource 

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