Commercial software versus open-source: Breaking down what you need to know

Government software—to buy or to build


More and more government operations and services are powered by code, making the decision to buy or build new software solutions a heavier burden. Government officials must wade through complex IT environments, stringent regulations, and private-sector sales pitches in order to make the right choice for their agency.


To help you understand your options and find a solution with the best fit, Adobe created an informational eBook that compares the pros and cons of commercial and open-source software. By packaging valuable insights into a convenient checklist, agencies can get the information they need to make informed purchasing decisions and deliver better digital experiences to those that depend on them.


Inside, Adobe experts share valuable government-specific insight, including case studies that can help your agency evaluate a software solution with due diligence.


Additionally, you’ll learn how to:

  • Gather critical insights for informed software purchasing
  • Debunk myths surrounding off-the-shelf solutions
  • Prioritize interoperability of products and solutions with open standards
  • Take advantage of market innovation to ease costs


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