open source software
Apr 11, 2019

How open source tech is changing the world

Open source is unrivalled in cost, flexibility, freedom, security and community, and has seen massive growth and acceptance in business.


Companies unaware of open source usage, vulnerabilities

Most organisations have no process for inventorying or managing open source use, a survey reveals.


Two sides to open source software funding

Open source software is everywhere, but its future is not always certain.


Open source vs free software: what's the difference?

Free software is a social movement, while open source is a development methodology.

May 10, 2018

Open source: Just another buzzword?

Open source software is increasingly present in our lives, several decades later, and we don't always realise it.


Why you should develop code that your competitors can freely use

Research suggests that actively contributing to open source software development has financial and productivity benefits for businesses.


OSS scores lower on security compliance: survey

16% of open source projects are less secure than Webgoat: a global software intelligence company has found.

Feb 27, 2018

Has OSS finally come into its own?

We are using open source software without realising it, and now the business case for enterprise seems to be here.


Open source in the realm of social justice

The open Web and its power to drive inclusion, participation and global impact cannot be underestimated, says an open data advocate.

Nov 16, 2017

Open source developers getting better at secure practices

There has been significant adoption of security software development practices, the 2017 Coverity Scan Report has found.


Europe pledges support for open source government solutions

Open source software has been recognised as a key driver towards achieving ambitious governmental digitisation goals by ministers from 32 countries.


New approach to developing open source software

In a new course at MIT, undergrads learn about the development of OSS, as well as managerial skills required to guide projects.

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