Press for Black Duck Software

Black Duck Software, the leader in open source software (OSS) knowledge, adoption and governance, today announced the company's plans to enhance its software developer initiatives and programs to enable open source software adoption in the automotive industry.

Results of a recent survey of the European automotive industry will reveal insights regarding the pervasiveness of open source use, its benefits and challenges.

Black Duck Software, the leader in open source software knowledge, adoption and governance, today announced that Thomas F. Bogan has joined the company's Board of Directors as Chairman.  He brings deep expertise and experience in scaling early-stage enterprise software companies into large, profitable businesses, and will help Black Duck further its mission to enable development organizations to build innovative software more quickly through the managed use of open source software (OSS).

Two open source cloud platform-as-a-service (PaaS) projects, two projects tailored to the needs of game developers, and a toolkit to aid social media application developers in the creation of web apps are stand-outs in the Black Duck Software 2011 Open Source Rookie of the Year list, announced today. The fourth annual Open Source Rookies of the Year program recognizes the top new open source projects initiated in 2011.