TODO Group Survey Shows Stable Enterprise Open Source Use

The “Open Source Programs in the Enterprise” survey, from The Linux Foundation’s TODO Group and The New Stack says “enterprise use of open source remains stable.”

An article by Lawrence Hecht reports that more organizations across industry verticals are regularly contributing to upstream projects, increasing from 42% to 46% over the past three years. “The multi-year effort provides a solid baseline for measuring change, growth and effectiveness of efforts to guide corporate open source policies and community participation,” Hecht said.

The biggest increases in open source engagement were seen in financial services, healthcare, and government, with almost half (47%) of financial firms said they regularly contribute code upstream, up from 29% last year. 

Read more results at The New Stack.