Open Source: Executive Briefing

Open source has changed the way that businesses develop and maintain software. In this executive briefing, you’ll learn how open source works and why it’s necessary to utilize it at your company.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Sep 3, 2020
Duration
20m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Sep 3, 2020
Duration
20m
Description

Using and navigating the world of open source software that underpins nearly all software products can be confusing and difficult. In this course, Open Source: Executive Briefing, you’ll learn how open source software works, who it’s for, and how to use it effectively and safely in your companies. First, you’ll explore what open source software is and how it’s used in the industry today. Then, you’ll learn the benefits and downsides of using open source. Finally, you’ll discover the responsibilities and decisions you’ll face as a technology leader in your company or team. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of open source needed to take your company’s software to the next level.

About the author
About the author

Ryan Lewis is a Software Engineer who specializes in ambitious single page web applications. He teaches Java and JavaScript to aspiring web developers and technology professionals. In his free time, Ryan enjoys spending time with his family, playing video games, and releasing underground Japanese music on his record label, MeatCube.

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