How Open Source is Changing the Software Developer’s Career

Abstract: Software developers with open source project experience acquire verifiable technical expertise, peer-​certified competencies, and positional power—advantages that align with companies’ need to obtain a competitive advantage. Read more…

Keywords: Software developer career, software labor economics, high-tech labor market, open source, inner source

Reference: Dirk Riehle. “How Open Source is Changing the Software Developer’s Career.” IEEE Computer vol. 48, no. 5 (May 2015). Page 51-57.

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