Open Source for Business (OSB) Seminar

One-day seminar on understanding open source and developing your corporate strategy

At least 80% of the software in a business is open-source software. You need to understand the consequences of this and develop a matching open source strategy for your business.


In this full-day seminar, you will learn everything you need to know about open-source software in business. Aimed at both business and engineering decision makers, and based on the concept of the software supply chain, it explains how open source software works, the impact it has on your business, and how to develop a corporate open source strategy.

Target audience

  • Business and engineering leaders
  • Open source program officers
  • Legal counsel
  • Architects, developers


A. Open-source software

  1. Open-source software
  2. The software supply chain
  3. Compliance and security

B. Supply chain economics

  1. Community open source software projects
  2. Software supply chain economics
  3. Open source foundations and consortia

C. Commercial open source

  1. Commercial open source business models
  2. The new proprietary open source
  3. Intellectual property strategies

D. Open source strategy

  1. The open source program office
  2. Open source risk management
  3. The corporate open source strategy


Please get in touch with Prof. Riehle to schedule your firm-internal seminar!

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