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5 Open Source Tools IT Leaders Should Know About Now
The Enterprisers Project, May 6th, 2020
From document sharing to help desk needs, the pandemic has only increased demands on IT teams. Open source tools provide unique advantages at times like this: Check out these five

"As many people in IT know, new problems invent themselves every day," warns Seth Kenlon in The Enterprisers Project. "Luckily, the development of open source solutions is fast and furious (and maybe a little obsessive). Open source embraces the probability that if your organization is facing a problem, then chances are someone else is facing the same thing and has come up with a solution. We've rounded up five projects that answer universal problems that most IT teams encounter.

Of course, it's important to keep in mind that open source is a collaborative process between systems administrators, developers, and users. Before implementing a tool, give it a trial run. Learn from your users. Find out what they need, and work hard to find the open source solution that delivers it.

Most of all, let open source play to its strengths: noncompetitive, iterative, and customizable excellence..."

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