Open Source Contracts

Everyone should know about a new movement: open source contracts. Products and services would be sold under terms posted online by uninvolved third parties — and widely accepted by the community of customers and providers. The parties could avoid or reduce negotiation and drafting by adopting those contracts. Like open source software and content, but […]

Open Source in Software Procurement – 2. When It Matters

By David W. Tollen This is the second of five posts in a series called Open Source in Software Procurement. Click here for the first/introductory post. Open source software is software licensed (a) with its source code included and (b) with the right to modify and redistribute. What’s wrong with that? Nothing. Concerns about OSS arise […]