Article: New Study Reveals Importance of Optimized Strategy for the Selection, Support, and Maintenance of Open Source Software

Open Source, Software

New Study Reveals Importance of Optimized Strategy for the Selection, Support, and Maintenance of Open Source Software

The study, based on a survey of decision makers at enterprise organizations, showed 91% of companies who adopt open source either meeting or exceeding business expectations. Among teams implementing OSS, those with optimized OSS strategies were 82% more likely to have exceeded expectations.

“Open source software is a critical component of modern IT systems and infrastructures,” said Tim Russell, Chief Product Officer at Perforce Software. “And that’s not limited to traditional ROI metrics – this study shows a strong, positive connection between open source adoption, employee retention, and customer outcomes.”

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Article: Layer-two scaling solutions solve enterprises’ public blockchain challenges

Blockchain

Layer-two scaling solutions solve enterprises’ public blockchain challengesLayer-two scaling solutions solve enterprises’ public blockchain challenges

At the end of 2019, research firm Forrester and Big Four firm Ernst & Young, or EY, published a report surveying the adoption of public blockchains by enterprises. Findings revealed that 75% of respondents were likely to use a public blockchain in the future.

Although this was the case, the report also found that most enterprises were still using private blockchains to ensure security, privacy and scalability. What was also noted in the survey as the top three concerns regarding public blockchain networks were a lack of maturity, security and privacy issues.

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