Companies are currently in the midst of a digitization process. They are not only optimising their products, services as well as the entire product development cycle, but also the organisation as a whole and the working environment. In this context, Open Source Software and its development paradigm plays an important role as the enabler of technologies:
Open Source Software functions as a viable sourcing model in a time when development capacities are dwindling and a new, modern corporate culture of “Share & Collaborate to Survive” is becoming indispensable.
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Director for Open Source Software Services at PwC Germany
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Whether as components and dependencies in software development, operating systems or data bases, for single applications or platforms: Open Source Software is already being used extensively in almost every company. However, many businesses fail in realizing all of the benefits of Open Source Software as well as in reducing the inherent risks. The reasons for this include a lack of know-how, capacity, and technology.
PwC offers Managed Services for Open Source Software and takes over the necessary, scalable, and tailored management tasks for strategic OSS enablement, compliance and security management, SBOM creation, and supplier OSS compliance management.
Our team of trained professionals supports you in achieving more effective and efficient outcomes with applications, tools, and operating systems from Open Source Software. In doing so, we rely on the latest advancements in technology and processes.
Shifting OSS compliance and security operations to PwC increases your ability to focus on accelerating your organization’s strategic priorities.
Navigating a complex legal environment
Proactively managing internal or external risks of Open Source Software across the business.
Addressing ongoing cost pressures
Accessing existing know-how and tooling immediately instead of building it up from scratch and making significant investments.
Keeping pace with advancements in technology
Leveraging the availability of tooling and required expertise for professional compliance management of Open Source Software.
Increase agility at scale
Accessing a variable workforce, developers and flexible technology, supporting your dynamic business needs when and where you need it.
Reduce the need for internal resources, knowledge and tools for code scanning and achieve professional and compliant SBOMs for your products and solutions.
Using your suppliers' SBOMs can drastically reduce the internal effort required to check incoming code. We check the correctness and completeness of your suppliers' SBOMs so you can trust them.
Benefit from first-hand experience of industry experts through OSS Process and Compliance Trainings tailored to your employees’ specific needs.
Knowing your suppliers’ OSS Compliance Management maturity is key to reduce internal efforts and avoid double checking external code and compliance artefacts.
Access to cutting-edge OSS industry knowledge on Open Source programs can be your answer to the war of talent and the lack of in-house expertise and capacity.
“By handing over the necessary compliance and security tasks for Open Source Software to PwC, you can fully direct your capacities to value-adding product and software development practices.”