Alfabet Portfolio Playbooks: Playing it Safe with Open Source Software
With the release of the Linux kernel in the early nineties Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) went mainstream and has rarely looked back. Some of the most widely used software on the planet is open source due primarily to its price, transparency and security advantages. FOSS, however, does have its drawbacks - above all the reliance on developer communities and license restrictions. Transparency and due diligence when using FOSS in projects and applications can ensure that its benefits are achieved without the disadvantages. In this playbook session we look at the role of EA and IT portfolio management in providing this necessary governance. For more information visit http://alfabet.softwareag.com/.