The current tough economic climate has hit small and medium-sized businesses and start-ups hard, particularly in emerging markets where safety nets are few and far between. Consequently, organisations are looking for every possible way to cut costs and increase profit margins without risking efficiency.
The use of open source software (OSS) as an alternative to proprietary software in the technical management of many business processes is an effective way of doing just that.
What exactly is ‘open source software’?
In summary, the definition ...