Understanding the Broader Impact of Open Source Practices

In a recent Forbes article, Udi Nachmany spoke with industry leaders to learn about the broad-reaching effect that open source software and open development practices have had on communities, companies, and products.

Nachmany says, “Open source software underpins many of the applications we use today, whether critical for our society to function, or just for our ability to share photos of our quarantine-sourdough with strangers. The code itself has clearly changed our software applications, but what deeper, underlying impact on software delivery and organizational culture have we seen through this process?”

Snyk’s Anton Drukh, for example, believed “that working closely with open source communities would help develop a culture of humility.” Additionally, Drukh said, that “building these principles into the hiring process created an immense sense of empowerment amongst employees.”

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