"For businesses and other organizations today, open-source
software (OSS) is transformative in terms of its ability
to allow organizations to write software very quickly and to
leverage innovation very aggressively.
"OSS component-based development has reached a strategic tipping
point, having moved from a cost-effective solution to a competitive
advantage capable of delivering rapid and substantial return on
investment for organizations that use it.
"And use it they do. More than 80 percent of modern software
includes open source components. "
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