MECOIS

Developer enablement and engineering intelligence

Category: 2. Research

  • Research Paper: The Business Impact of Inner Source and How to Quantify It

    Abstract: Inner source software development is the practice of using open source practices for firm-internal software development. Practitioner reports have shown that inner source can increase flexibility and reduce costs. Despite the potential benefits of inner source, there has been little research on its impact on businesses and their processes. To address this gap, we…

  • Research Paper: Management Accounting Concepts for Inner Source Software Engineering

    Abstract: Inner source software development is the use of open source developmentā€™s best practices inside a company. In inner source, developers collaborate on reusable software components across company’s internal organizational silo boundaries for mutual benefit. As such, inner source goes against the grain of traditional management techniques. In this article, we present two conceptual models…