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Managing risk in open source software adoption

Franch, X.; Susi, A.; Annosi, M.C.; Ayala, C.P.; Glott, R.; Gross, D.; Kenett, R.; Mancinelli, F.; Ramsany, P.; Thomas, C.; Ameller, D.; Bannier, S.; Bergida, N.; Blumenfeld, Y.; Bouzereau, O.; Costal, D.; Dominguez, M.; Haaland, K.; López, L.; Mourandini, M.; Sienna, A.
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8th International Joint Conference on Software Technologies
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Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Software Technologies: Reykjavík, Iceland, 29-31 July, 2013
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Managing Risk and Costs in Open Source Software Adoption
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By 2016 an estimated 95% of all commercial software packages will include Open Source Software (OSS). This extended adoption is yet not avoiding failure rates in OSS projects to be as high as 50%. Inadequate risk management has been identified among the top mistakes to avoid when implementing OSS-based solutions. Understanding, managing and mitigating OSS adoption risks is therefore crucial to avoid potentially significant adverse impact on the business. In this position paper we portray a short...
Franch, X. [et al.]. Managing risk in open source software adoption. A: International Joint Conference on Software Technologies. "Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Software Technologies: Reykjavík, Iceland, 29-31 July, 2013". Scitepress, 2013, p. 258-264.
IStar, OSS, Open-source software, Risk management, Software ecosystem, Strategic modelling
Group of research
GESSI - Group of Software and Service Engineering
inSSIDE - integrated Software, Service, Information and Data Engineering


  • Franch Gutierrez, Javier  (author and speaker )
  • Susi, Angelo  (author and speaker )
  • Annosi, Maria Carmela  (author and speaker )
  • Ayala Martinez, Claudia Patricia  (author and speaker )
  • Glott, Ruediger  (author and speaker )
  • Gross, Daniel  (author and speaker )
  • Kenett, Ron  (author and speaker )
  • Mancinelli, Fabio  (author and speaker )
  • Ramsany, Pop  (author and speaker )
  • Thomas, Cedric  (author and speaker )
  • Ameller, David  (author and speaker )
  • Bannier, Stijn  (author and speaker )
  • Bergida, Nili  (author and speaker )
  • Blumenfeld, Yehuda  (author and speaker )
  • Bouzereau, Olivier  (author and speaker )
  • Costal Costa, Maria Dolors  (author and speaker )
  • Dominguez Dorado, Manuel  (author and speaker )
  • Haaland, Kirsten  (author and speaker )
  • López Cuesta, Lidia  (author and speaker )
  • Mourandini, Mirko  (author and speaker )
  • Sienna, Alberto  (author and speaker )