Case: US Department of Defense: Enlisting Open Source Applications.
1.) Summarize the case from the perspective of a company looking to do business with the DoD and their ability to use open source interfaces.
2.) Analyze the use of open source software and compare and contrast it with platforms such as Windows and/or Apple’s OS’s. Why would a company select open source over a paid and supported system?
3.) Is the government more or less at-risk by using open sourced platforms than proprietary systems? Explain your answer and support it with scholarly sources.
- Learner successfully applied critical thinking to the case study analysis & recommendations/actions taken – 25 pts max.
- – Learner s successfully incorporated a minimum of two concepts/principles from the textbook (or external sources) in their work to support their position. (No more than 10% of the entire submission should be from referenced sources. In other words, the references should support the learner’s work not be the bulk of what is written.) – 25 pts max.
- – Learner met the criteria for academic writing (i.e. no spelling or grammar errors, properly formatted paragraphs, APA formatting used for references, etc.) – 15 pts max.
- – Each question needs to more than 250 words. – 10 pts max.
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