The State of Open Source Open Sourcedeveloping, licensing, distributing, acquiring and consuming software Open Source Ethos collaboration, transparency, meritocracy and licensing model Open Source Innovation The collaborative and transparent creation or improvement of products, technologies or ideas.
Open Source the IT CatalystOpen Source is a vital facilitator of innovation and fundamental “market maker” oftechnology adoption, and will continue to have a dramatic impact on all segments of IT
Trends– Coexisting Feast and Famine• Abundance – Over 2,000 repositories – 100s of forges – Maturation and proliferation causing: • Balkanization • Sourcing and evaluation challenges • Brand confusion• Scarcity – Those same developers that drive abundance are themselves, scarce – Demand outstripping availability
Trends - Complexity Vendor Project Project Android GENIVI Integrators & Small Support Providers Linux DistributionsEnd Users
Inner-Sourcing Forge.mil- 15,000+ DoD developers, IT experts, and users sharing lessons learned, best practices, and solutions 87% Savings!- Over 700 development efforts- Over 100 sub-communities- 1,700 software releases available- Contributions include over • 144,000 software commits • 86,000 downloads • 11,000 discussion posts • 66,000 documents • 7,200 wiki pages • 1,600 software repositoriesand Growing . . .
“Super Communities” Aligned around a vertical industry platform Collaboration on lowest-value software Education Self-organized ecosystem and supply chain Coop-etition model AutomotiveHealthcareAerospace Finance Eclipse - Polarsys Lodestone - Open Source for Capital Markets and Beyond
Silicon OSVs, M/W, H/W, Services Tier I OEMs GENIVI Alliance and over 100 others
Foundations The Copyleft Strong Foundation Linux Kernel Openstack Firefox Copyleft WeakLicense The Apache Foundation Copyleft Non- GENIVI Eclipse OSEHRA Permissive Android Opinion Single Committee- Commercial Members Ad Hoc Closed Leaders Moderator Based Support Only Governance Model (how contributions are managed and accepted)
Open Source - Beyond Technology Open SourceBiomedical Research Project Haystack