Industry Questions about Open Source Software in Business: Research Directions and Potential Answers

Akinori Ihara, Akito Monden, Ken-Ichi Matsumoto
2014 2014 6th International Workshop on Empirical Software Engineering in Practice  
As open source software (OSS) has become an integral part of today's software businesses, many software companies rely on OSS to develop their customer solutions and products. On the other hand, they face various concerns in using OSS, such as technical support, quality, security and licensing issues. This paper focuses on OSS-related FAQ in industry, and tries to answer them or to provide research directions based on lessons learned from recent mining OSS repository researches.
doi:10.1109/iwesep.2014.12 dblp:conf/iwesep/IharaMM14 fatcat:iluxcy2gqzhmxj5qwvksetzpfa