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OSRM can help you strengthen your Open Source investment and protect your proprietary software assets by educating your staff and designing and implementing policies that fit the needs and risk profile of your organization.

Best Practices
Through years of collaboration with Fortune 1000 executives and Open Source leaders, OSRM has developed a library of best practices to help you minimize Open Source risks and strengthen your technology investment. Example practices include policies for in and out-licensing and software distribution, engineering guidelines, and corporate communications programs. Refer to the links at right for recent customer success stories.


OSRM has developed extensive Open Source risk training materials and can help you design programs for everyone on your staff, including engineers, business managers, legal staff, and risk managers. Our training programs can be delivered via the Web, in live training sessions, or through self-paced, multimedia e-learning programs.

Example course materials include:

  • Designing Open Source Architectures for License Compliance
  • License Compliance for Managers
  • Preserving Open Source Benefits while Managing Risks (certified for six Continuing Legal Education hours with the California Bar Association)





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