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Open Source Software: Is It Worth Converting?
July/August 2007 (vol. 9 no. 4)
pp. 28-33
Phillip Laplante, Pennsylvania State University
Anthony Gold, Unisys Corp.
Thomas Costello, Upstreme Inc.
Open source software use is amassing a long list of benefits, among them higher software quality. Enterprises that are still discouraged by the task of converting existing software might find that modernization building blocks can make that task easier. Adapting or converting to OSS need not be overwhelming as this case study shows.
Index Terms:
open source software, software architecture, software quality
Citation:
Phillip Laplante, Anthony Gold, Thomas Costello, "Open Source Software: Is It Worth Converting?," IT Professional, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 28-33, July-Aug. 2007, doi:10.1109/MITP.2007.72
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