Misunderstanding Open Source – It's Not Free

Ask a random person what they think about open source software (OSS) and they are liable to tell you that it is free software--source code that anyone can use and edit.  They are only partly right, and they are wrong about a major issue – OSS is not free by any means, but it is usually cheaper than proprietary software.

The Biggest Risks You Take With Open Source Software

Open source software (OSS) is currently a hot item, but there are many good reasons to do some research before jumping right in. OSS differs from proprietary software in many important ways, and to be successful you will need to thoroughly investigate how your business model might benefit from switching to OSS.

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