Open Source Software Information Triangulation: A design science study

Fons Wijnhoven, Friso Kluitenberg, Maya Daneva

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Abstract

Open source components are a promising way for creating and delivering software to the market fast. However, challenges arise when assessing the quality of open source software. While frameworks to assess these components exist, the open source market is neither governed nor regulated and the use of these frameworks is labor-intensive and complex. This research aims to solve this problem by selecting quality indicators for open source software on GitHub and realizing a tool for automatically supporting the evaluation of information about open source software from other available sources. These sources include StackExchange.com for external support and the National Vulnerability and Exposure database for security incident history. Feedback on the developed prototype supports our view that automatic checks of open source software claims is possible and useful.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication28th International Conference on Information Systems Development, ISD 2019
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 28 Aug 2019
Event28th International Conference on Information Systems Development, ISD 2019 - ISEN Yncréa Méditerranée, Toulon, France
Duration: 28 Aug 201930 Aug 2019
Conference number: 28

Conference

Conference28th International Conference on Information Systems Development, ISD 2019
Abbreviated titleISD
CountryFrance
CityToulon
Period28/08/1930/08/19

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    Wijnhoven, F., Kluitenberg, F., & Daneva, M. (2019). Open Source Software Information Triangulation: A design science study. In 28th International Conference on Information Systems Development, ISD 2019