202108 Apr
Long-Term Risks of Choosing Open Source Software
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Nixsolutions
Summary

Critically Assessing the Value of Open Source: Risk, Benefits, and Implications Before talking about how to evaluate open-source software for your project, let’s first focus on the strengths and drawbacks. You can enjoy many other benefits, including excellent information security, access to talent, and shared maintenance costs. For example, one client asked NIX to create a Meeting Room Booking App on both iOS and Android platforms. Since open-source is so popular, hackers and criminals have made it a habit to build copy-cat or knock-off applications to trap developers and cash in using various methods. For instance, the governance structure determines who can make requests, vote for candidate release, and define a project roadmap.

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