For software vendors, open source software (OSS) should be treated like a compliance issue - in the same way that corporate, securities or environmental compliance is a concern for many companies. The failure to manage...more
Ever since the GPLv2 was released in 1991, lawyers and software professionals have analyzed its terms, blogged about them and argued about them. Interpretations of GPLv2 have evolved over the years and there is a consistent...more
On June 30, 2013, the Vermont sales tax moratorium on remote access to software expired. At that time, the Vermont Department of Taxes (Department) reverted to its prior position that interpreted, without any analysis, the...more
Internet of Things (IoT) market is estimated to generate $ 7.1 trillion in sales by 2020, but its main issue is often considered to be the lack of interoperability between devices belonging to different systems.
Open source software sounds like a good idea. Your create some code and then put it out there for the public to use and let people build on it and improve. The only condition is that if someone improves on it and build from...more
The opportunity to use Open Source software also offers leverage in the context of technology procurement.
In November 2003, the Brazilian government issued a policy encouraging the use of Open Source. By 2005, 300,000...more
Open Source Software ("OSS") is important business to your company. The improper integration of OSS into your company's information technology systems can impact company value....more
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