• The guide will include a comprehensive review of existing literature and resources on open source and Open Source Program Offices, including reports, articles, whitepapers, and books.

  • The guide will also provide a list of essential resources that organizations can use to further their understanding of open source and OSPOs, including online courses, webinars, and industry events.

  • Additionally, the guide will highlight key organizations and initiatives that are leading the way in open source and OSPOs, providing organizations with a network of resources and support as they navigate their open source journey.

This section will provide organizations with a comprehensive list of the existing literature and resources available on open source and OSPOs, making it easy for them to access the information and support they need to create and implement an OSPO successfully.

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Resources list (WIP)

Source Title and Link
Guide  Concise Guide for Evaluating Open Source Software
Guide  Concise Guide for Developing More Secure Software
Guide  Guide to implementing a coordinated vulnerability disclosure process for open source projects
Guide How to Create an Open Source Program
Guide Measuring Your Open Source Program
Guide Tools for Managing Your Open Source Program
Guide Managing Career Development within OSPOs
Guide Contributing and Launching open source projects
Guide Using Open Source Code
Guide Participating in Open Source Communities
Guide Recruiting Open Source Developers
Guide Starting an Open Source Project
Guide Improve Your Open Source Development Impact
Guide Shutting Down an Open Source Project
Guide Setting an Open Source Strategy
Guide Marketing Open Source Projects
Guide Building Leadership in an Open Source Community
Guide Building an Inclusive Open Source Community
Guide Organizing and Managing Open Source Events
Guide Creating OS Commercial Ecosystems
Model OSPO Maturity Model
Course OSPO 101 Course
Course Building Effective Open Source Programs
Course Open Source Management & Strategy
Course Open Source Community Management
Course Open Source License Compliance for Lawyers
Course Open Source Licensing Basics for Lawyers
Course Introduction to open source license compliance
Course Secure Software Development Fundamentals Courses
Whitepaper A Deep Dive into OSPO Responsibilities structures and open source models
Handbook Good Governance Initiative
Mind Map OSPO Mind Map
Study How to Evaluate Open Source Software
Study The state of the OSPO 2018
Study The state of the OSPO 2019
Study The state of the OSPO 2020
Study The state of the OSPO 2021
Study The state of the OSPO 2022
Study The Evolution of the OSPO
Study Understanding the Open Source Development Model
Study Artificial Intelligence and Data in Open Source
Study The Business Value of the OSPO
Study A Deep Dive into Open Source Program Offices: Structure, Roles, Responsibilities, and Challenges
Study The Evolution of the Open Source Program Office (OSPO)
Case Study Autodesk OSPO
Case Study Capital One - OSPO in regulated environments
Case Study Porsche - OSPOs in Automotiv
Case Study Comcast
Case Study Dropbox
Case Study Meta
Case Study Microsof
Case Study National Instruments
Case Study Porsche
Case Study Red Hat
Case Study Salesforce
Case Study SAP
Case Study Uber
Case Study Rochester Institute of Technology OSPO
Case Study Trinity College Dublin OSPO
Case Study Johns Hopkins University OSPO
Case Study University of California Santa Cruz OSPO
Presentation How Government OSPOs Deliver Value for Citizens at Scale
Article The Dutch OSPO
Article The OSPO – A New Tool for Digital Government
Standard Standard for Public Code
Specification  OpenChain Security Assurance Specification
Specification OpenChain ISO/IEC 5230:2020
Book The Open Source Way 2.0
Book VM (Vicky) Brasseur: Forge Your Future with Open Source
Book Eric S. Raymond: The Cathedral & the Bazaar
Book Open Source Law, Policy and Practice (2nd edn)
Last modified November 24, 2023: Update guides and case studies URI (dd5c85d)