1,250-word count minimum with three scholarly sources in APA format and at least one source must be cited for every essay question. Apply critical thinking to the case study analysis & recommendations/actions taken and the references should support the work.
- Given the critical nature of defense activities, security in this environment is a primary concern. How do the agencies discussed in the case study address this issue? Can you think of anything else they could be doing? Provide at least two recommendations.
- The U.S. Department of Defense is arguably one of the largest organizations in the world. Managing technology for such an organization is certainly a major endeavor. Does the shift toward open-source initiatives help in this regard? Does it hurt? Discuss at least two advantages and disadvantages of adopting open-source applications in large organizations.
- After reading the case study, do you think the shift to open-source software involved a major cultural change for the Department of Defense? Would you expect the same to be the case for large companies? Justify your answer.