Security problems with OSS

I agree with the security problem of OSS. According to Black Duck’s latest 2017 Open Source 360 Degree survey, “the effective management of open-source is not keeping pace with the increase in use.” The survey included 819 IT professionals, system architects, security experts and software developers from US and EMEA. Last year saw a remarkable rise in the usage of open source softwares by companies, confirmed by 60% of respondents of this survey. 55% believed that open source gives a boost to business innovation. Despite this, the concerns regarding security are there. 64% are worried about the disclosure of internal applications to misuse through weaknesses in open-source code, and 71% believe that using open-source may also reveal external apps to manipulate. There is also a… Continue Reading


Lack of communication is a project risk

Lack of communication is a risk and can have an adverse impact on the project thus leading it towards failure. A report done by the PMI disclosed this fact. Even today several projects are missing effective communication amongst the teams.… Continue Reading


Cultural clashes lead to project failure

One of the reasons for project failures that caught my attention is “Distance and culture clashes.” It is a debatable issue. When an organization compiles a project team having people from different backgrounds and cultures, in my opinion, their vision… Continue Reading


Incomplete requirements delays a project!

Incomplete requirements can impact the schedule of the project and delay it. That is why requirements validation is essential. The agile approach is beneficial as requirements are validated at the end of every iteration as the end user gets a… Continue Reading


Design patterns for complex systems?

Design patterns may not be suitable for complex projects. We have in-depth discussed during coursework how to manage complex and critical systems better. “Especially, the cost can be a huge problem when applied to the complex system.” The statement above… Continue Reading