The Future of Supply Chain Information Systems: The Open Source Ecosystem

@article{Boehmke2017TheFO,
  title={The Future of Supply Chain Information Systems: The Open Source Ecosystem},
  author={Bradley C. Boehmke and Benjamin T. Hazen},
  journal={Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management},
  year={2017},
  volume={18},
  pages={163-168}
}
The open source phenomenon has made a significant impression, not only on the software industry, but also on software-intensive organizations in both the public and private sectors. The collaborative model offered by the open source ecosystem can potentially change the collective nature of organizations and is claimed to increase innovation and technology adoption while reducing costs. These potential advantages are influencing how organizations acquire software and are leading to significant… 
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