Open Source Software Maturity Quiz

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Open source software can provide both cost and innovation benefits, but in order to use open source successfully, companies must have an open source management capability. OpenLogic defines four …

Open source software can provide both cost and innovation benefits, but in order to use open source successfully, companies must have an open source management capability. OpenLogic defines four stages of Open Source Maturity that measure your company’s open source management capability. The four stages are: Prevent, Manage, Promote and Transform. This quiz will help you identify the stage that you are in.

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  • 1. Open Source Management;Take the Maturity Quiz © OpenLogic, Inc. - Licensed under CC-BY 1
  • 2. OSS Management & MaturityOpen source software can provide both cost and innovationbenefits, but in order to use open source successfully, companiesmust have an open source management capability. OpenLogic defines the four stages of Open Source Maturity that measure your company’s open source management capability. The four stages are: – Prevent – Manage – Promote – Transform © OpenLogic, Inc. - Licensed under CC-BY 2
  • 3. Open Source Maturity Stages Prevent Manage Promote TransformPolicy Limit OSS Controlled Use OSS Equal OSS FirstUsage Ad-hoc Enabled Encouraged WidespreadExpertise Low Medium High EvangelistsStance Fear Comfort Proponent Participants Minimal to None Project Level Enterprise-Wide Market LeaderBenefits 0 $ $$$ $$$$$ 3 © OpenLogic, Inc. - Licensed under CC-BY 3
  • 4. The Quiz © OpenLogic, Inc. - Licensed under CC-BY 4
  • 5. Questions 1-51. Our company has an open source policy.2. The open source policy balances the value and risks of open source.3. Our Development and IT organizations are aware of, and understand, the open source policy.4. Our legal team is conversant in open source licenses.5. Our procurement team is comfortable bringing in open source software. © OpenLogic, Inc. - Licensed under CC-BY 5
  • 6. Questions 6-106. We have broad familiarity with open source technologies in our organization.7. We use open source where appropriate.8. Our developers are just as comfortable with open source as with commercial proprietary technologies.9. Our operations team is just as comfortable with open source as with commercial proprietary technologies.10. We consider open source software on an equal footing with proprietary software. © OpenLogic, Inc. - Licensed under CC-BY 6
  • 7. Questions 11-1511. We allow developers to participate in open source communities.12. We have arranged for support across the critical open source packages we use.13. We put open source through the exact same processes as normal software.14. We encourage teams to consider using open source technology.15. We contribute fixes and patches back to open source projects. © OpenLogic, Inc. - Licensed under CC-BY 7
  • 8. Questions 16-2016. We have in house experts on critical open source packages17. We prefer open source alternatives whenever possible18. We are active members of open source communities.19. We actively promote open source throughout the organization.20. Our internal development efforts use community development models. © OpenLogic, Inc. - Licensed under CC-BY 8
  • 9. The Results:To score, count the number of True responses. © OpenLogic, Inc. - Licensed under CC-BY 9
  • 10. Prevent (Score: 0-3) In this stage companies prevent the adoption of open source. Companies in this stage sometimes have overt policies preventing the use of open source. However, more often, companies in this stage just lack the awareness, policy and processes needed to facilitate the use of open source. © OpenLogic, Inc. - Licensed under CC-BY 10
  • 11. Manage (Score: 4-10) In this stage companies realize that they already use open source and want to continue doing so. They put in place the basic organizational infrastructure needed to manage open source including; – A policy – Technical education – Governance processes © OpenLogic, Inc. - Licensed under CC-BY 11
  • 12. Promote (Score: 11-15) In this stage companies are now completely comfortable using open source technologies. All of the processes in place for proprietary software are applied to open source. They are now shifting to actively promote the use of open source technologies and to increase the amount of open source in their IT portfolio. © OpenLogic, Inc. - Licensed under CC-BY 12
  • 13. Transform (Score: 16-20) In this stage companies are actively participating in and contributing to open source communities. They are evangelizing open source both internally and externally. © OpenLogic, Inc. - Licensed under CC-BY 13
  • 14. Manage Your Open Source With OpenLogic  OpenLogic is a leading provider of enterprise open source solutions for the cloud and the data center.  OpenLogic helps hundreds of leading enterprise across a wide range of industries to safely acquire, support, and control open source software.  OpenLogic offers certification, commercial-grade technical support and indemnification for over 600 open source packages backed by the OpenLogic Expert Community.  OpenLogic also offers CloudSwing, a complete open PaaS solution for enterprises seeking to deploy applications and customized open source stacks in the cloud, and OLEX Enterprise Edition, a SaaS solution for open source scanning and governance. © OpenLogic, Inc. - Licensed under CC-BY 14
  • 15. Contact Information www.openlogic.com 1-888-673-6564 sales@openlogic.com info@openlogic.com www.openlogic.com/blogs http://olex.openlogic.com/ http://olex.openlogic.com/wazi/ https://cloudswing.openlogic.com/ Google+ http://gplus.to/OpenLogic Twitter https://twitter.com/openlogic Facebook http://www.facebook.com/openlogicinc LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/company/openlogic © OpenLogic, Inc. - Licensed under CC-BY 15
  • 16. © 2011 OpenLogic, Inc. This work is licensed under the CreativeCommons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit:http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ © OpenLogic, Inc. - Licensed under CC-BY 16