In this DZone guide on Open Source in which 629 people participated, we can see some interesting results on Open Source in organizations. Let’s see:
For starters, we can see how most organizations already use Open Source projects:
The main factors to use Open Source software are these:
It is also interesting to know that most users of Open Source projects do not collaborate with Open Source projects:
though they do show interest in contributing in the future.
Meanwhile, the factors to decide are usually cost savings in development time:
More information here: https://dzone.com/guides/open-source-democratizing-development