Ivey Publishing

Product Details

Note on Free and Open Source Software
Product Number:
9B04D012
Publication Date:
08/10/2004
Revised Date:
10/09/2009
Length:
45 pages
Product Type:
Note
Source:
Ivey
Free or open source software is software that has the source code available to the user. This note discusses its history, how it works, fundamental characteristics of the development process, and different business models involving this software. Also highlighted are the ways in which free/open source software can be used as a strategic competitive advantage, the pros and cons of adopting it for businesses and the limitations of free and open source software.
Issues:
Disciplines:
Operations Management
Industries:
Manufacturing
Setting:
2004
Intended Audience:
Undergraduate/MBA
Price:
$5.30 CAD / $5.00 USD Printed Copy
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Permissions
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Digital Download
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