Penguin: 12 Open Source Software Challenges for Business

Software

12 challenges businesses face when using open-source software

List Only:

  1. Security
  2. Confusing Complexity
  3. Updates
  4. Community and Licensing
  5. Training
  6. Lack of Customer Support
  7. Mystery Sources
  8. Compatibility
  9. Learning Curve
  10. Not Prioritizing a Policy
  11. Seeing the Big Picture
  12. Not Realizing the Cost

Phi Beta Iota: These challenges do not apply to hardware or most of the other 23 open source sub-domains identified by Robert David Steele in his Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE) proponency.