Challenges in using open source software in product development: a review of the literature

  title={Challenges in using open source software in product development: a review of the literature},
  author={Klaas-Jan Stol and Muhammad Ali Babar},
  booktitle={FLOSS '10},
Component-Based Software Development has become a popular approach to building software intensive systems. Besides using Commercial Off-The-Shelf components, an organization may choose to use Open Source Software components. Using OSS has been reported to have many benefits, but there are also challenges involved. Understanding the potential challenges of using OSS in developing products is important for practitioners, so they become aware of them and can anticipate them and take appropriate… CONTINUE READING
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