CS 492/CS 692 W04 Role-Playing Exercise 13

Leveraging open source software

Please note: This RPE has been removed from the course due to time constraints.

Team A

A group of corporate executives who believe that improvements in computing technology will only occur through specialized proprietary protocols and programs. They are concerned that the development cycles and models used in open source software development are disorganized and affect the quality and performance of products.

Team B

A group of corporate executives who believe that it is important to encourage the development of open source software. Their employees devote the majority of their time to developing company software, but some employees are also asked to participate in open source software projects, some of which are used to help in-house software production.

Last updated Dec 16, 2003.