The study is divided into two stages:
The first one is addressed by this Questionnaire.
The second part will use the data collected from the questionnaire to design an interview guide to further explore data quality meassurement issues supporting OTS selection.
All responses will be held in strictest confidence.
Definitions that the reader may read before the questionnaire starts:
Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS): Refers to third party components that are acquired from the marketplace by a fee.
Open Source Software (OSS): Components freely provided by Open Source Communities with some licensing obligations.
Off-The-Shelf-Software (OTS): Software products that are publicly available at some cost or with some licensing obligations and other software projects can (re)use and integrate it into their own products. The term includes COTS and OSS components.