Baseline is suggesting that chief information officers would do well to get "wild" deployments of open-source software under control. I'm not sure that I agree.
The magazine article characterizes the primary threat of having 85 percent of enterprises adopting open source, according to Gartner, as a potential intellectual-property landmine. I struggle to see how it's any different from purchasing proprietary solutions.
Some may argue that it's different because you get indemnification with your commercial software purchase. Please. Have you seen how limited and constrained those are, and do you really think that commercial software protects … Read more