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Authors: Manuel Dominguez-Dorado 1 ; Nili Bergida 2 ; Ron Kenett 2 ; Dolors Costal 3 ; Maria Carmela Annosi 4 ; Cedric Thomas 5 ; Kirsten Haaland 6 ; Claudia Ayala 3 ; Fabio Mancinelli 7 ; Pop Ramsamy 8 ; Jorge Martín 8 ; Angelo Susi 9 ; Daniel Gross 9 ; Yehuda Blumenfeld 2 ; Ron Ben-Jacob 10 ; Olivier Bouzereau 5 ; Stijn Bannier 6 ; Oscar Franco Bedoya 11 ; Nikolas Galanis 12 ; Marc Oriol 12 ; Alberto Siena 13 ; Mirko Morandini 14 ; Ruediger Glott 6 ; Lidia López 11 ; Xavier Franch 11 and David Ameller 3

Affiliations: 1 CENATIC - Spanish National Competence Center for the Application of Opensource Technologies, Spain ; 2 KPA, Israel ; 3 UPC, Spain ; 4 Ericsson, Italy ; 5 OW2, France ; 6 UMM, Netherlands ; 7 XWiki, France ; 8 CENATIC, Spain ; 9 Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy ; 10 KPA Ltd., Israel ; 11 Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain ; 12 Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech, Spain ; 13 Center for Scientific and Technological Research FBK-Irst, Italy ; 14 FBK, Italy

ISBN: 978-989-758-101-4

Keyword(s): Open Source Software, FLOSS, OSS, OS Community, Free Libre Open Source, Business Strategy, Software Adoption, Risk, European Project.

Abstract: Open Source Software (OSS) has become a strategic asset in software development, and open source communities behind OSS are a key player in the field. By 2016 an estimated 95% of all commercial software packages will include OSS. This extended adoption is yet not avoiding failure rates in OSS projects to be as high as 50%. Inadequate risk management has been identified among the top mistakes to avoid when implementing OSS-based solutions. Understanding, managing and mitigating OSS adoption risks is therefore crucial to avoid potentially significant adverse impact on the business. This chapter introduces the RISCOSS decision support platform. RISCOSS develops a risk managementbased methodology to facilitate the adoption of open source code into mainstream products and services. RISCOSS develops a methodology and a software platform that integrate the whole decision-making chain, from technology criteria to strategic concerns. Using advanced software engineering techniques and risk mana gement methodologies, RISCOSS develops innovative tools and methods to identify, manage and mitigate risks of integrating third-party open source software. RISCOSS is the only platform to deliver a complete solution rather than a piecemeal approach to enable mainstream product developers to safely integrate open source software in their developments. Itself an open source project, RISCOSS is open to third party contributions to help the platform grow in functionalities and make the transition to a fully marketable product or service. The platform will be validated against a collection of use cases coming from different types of organizations and emergent small OSS products. (More)

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Dominguez-Dorado M.; Bergida N.; Kenett R.; Costal D.; Annosi M.; Thomas C.; Haaland K.; Ayala C.; Mancinelli F.; Ramsamy P.; Martín J.; Susi A.; Gross D.; Blumenfeld Y.; Ben-Jacob R.; Bouzereau O.; Bannier S.; Franco Bedoya O.; Galanis N.; Oriol M.; Siena A.; Morandini M.; Glott R.; López L.; Franch X.; Ameller D. and (2014). RISCOSS: Managing Risk and Costs in Open Source Software Adoption.In European IST Projects - The Quest for Excellence Towards 2020 - EPS Vienna, ISBN 978-989-758-101-4, pages 56-77. DOI: 10.5220/0006144600560077

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TY - CONF

JO - European IST Projects - The Quest for Excellence Towards 2020 - EPS Vienna,
TI - RISCOSS: Managing Risk and Costs in Open Source Software Adoption
SN - 978-989-758-101-4
AU - Dominguez-Dorado, M.
AU - Bergida, N.
AU - Kenett, R.
AU - Costal, D.
AU - Annosi, M.
AU - Thomas, C.
AU - Haaland, K.
AU - Ayala, C.
AU - Mancinelli, F.
AU - Ramsamy, P.
AU - Martín, J.
AU - Susi, A.
AU - Gross, D.
AU - Blumenfeld, Y.
AU - Ben-Jacob, R.
AU - Bouzereau, O.
AU - Bannier, S.
AU - Franco Bedoya, O.
AU - Galanis, N.
AU - Oriol, M.
AU - Siena, A.
AU - Morandini, M.
AU - Glott, R.
AU - López, L.
AU - Franch, X.
AU - Ameller, D.
PY - 2014
SP - 56
EP - 77
DO - 10.5220/0006144600560077

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