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5 Reasons Spreadsheets Fail for Managing Software Licenses

As the use of open source grows and deployment timelines shrink, management of open source is a growing concern that many organizations are struggling with handling effectively. Most organizations start off managing all of their open source dependencies in a spreadsheet. 5 Reasons Why Using Spreadsheets for Open Source Management is a Recipe for Disaster discusses:

  • The process for managing open source software licenses with spreadsheets
  • Trends in open source vs. proprietary software usage
  • The 5 most common open source management "fails"
  • Enterprise and industry trends in open source adoption
  • Steps to take to move off of managing open source in spreadsheets

Management of software licenses is an exercise whose importance transcends events like an IPO or a merger/acquisition, as revenue could be impacted when potential clients complete their due diligence before a purchase or an online marketplace requires a report before releasing your app on their platform.

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