Open-Source Collaboration

Open Source vs Proprietary: What Organizations Need to Know

Provided by SAS

Category Open-Source Collaboration

Type White Paper

Length 30

Publish Date March 10 2017

Date posted July 17 2017


Enterprises face a number of challenges when deploying open source software as scaling up operations often requires a complex set of tools and a team of specialized coding experts. While some organizations have the engineering skills in-house to oversee the operations, many don’t and are left with unexpected costs and failed projects. This paper compiles the results from a survey by SAS, outlining the attitudes and business considerations of one hundred IT decision makers regarding open source analytics technology. 

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