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It is not uncommon to see OSS projects running bounty programs to ensure issues with code are found and fixed quickly. In other cases, open source projects are maintained primarily by commercial entities that invest significant time and resources into maintaining the software just as they do their proprietary products.
While it is true that many of the leaders in OSS hail from major enterprises and innovators, such
as Google or Facebook, open source is not just for the private sector. There are many benefits
to government use, and there are many government-backed open source initiatives. OSS can
be a value-add for the federal government because its open nature allows it to be shared and
reused across agencies, which is important for collaboration as well as budgetary
considerations. Without the need for significant monetary investment, and with taxpayer dollars
at stake, open source is a financially responsible solution. The opportunity to work with
innovative, open source software and tools can also be appealing to developers, which helps
with recruitment efforts in an already challenging talent market.