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European Commission Releases Study on the Impact of Open Source

The European Commission’s landmark study on the impact of Open Source Software and Hardware finds that investments in open source software can be a major boost to the EU’s post-recovery economy, digital transformation and digital autonomy...The economic analysis shows that the open source sector is mature to the point of being considered for a tailored industrial policy, as well as inclusion in the EU’s  major policy frameworks, such as the European Green Deal and the AI Act. 

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How We Track The Community Health Of Our Open Source Project

To be an effective leader in an open source community, you need a lot of information. How do I know who the most active members in my community are? Which companies are making the most contributions? Which contributors are drifting away and becoming inactive? Who in the community is knowledgeable about a specific topic? These were just a few of the questions I had when I started leading the Mautic community at Acquia. But the problem was not a shortage of information. On the contrary, there were so many places our community interacted and so many things to track that I was drowning in data. I could access plenty of data sources, but they were not helping me manage the community effectively or answering my questions.

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No Longer Why Open Source, But How To Do Open Source

Mark Hinkle | Open Source Delivers | May 7, 2014

Fifteen years ago I spent a good deal of my time evangelizing open source software...Today I spend more time educating perspective open source participants on how they can leverage open source to reduce development costs, improve operational efficiency and drive customization for their own purposes.

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Recession Spurring Increased Adoption Of Open Source Software According To Latest Yearly Survey By Tidelift

Press Release | TideLift | October 7, 2020

Use of open source software is expected to increase during the pandemic as businesses look to save time and money, while increasing efficiency, according to the third annual Managed open source survey released today by Tidelift, the largest provider of commercial support and maintenance for the community-led open source behind modern applications. More than 600 technologists shared how they use open source software today, what holds them back, and what tools and strategies would help them use it even more effectively.

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