Licensing tools

This section contains a collection of tools for guiding you through the selection of the right license for open source software, open data and open hardware. 

It includes links to ZOOOM created decision making tools and third parties products for license selection, compliance and  training. 

Do you know open source software doesn’t just mean access to the source code?

ZOOOM Licensing Decision Tree

We will ask you a set of questions based on what you want to achieve with your organization and software product and based on that we will guide you through the different choices that you can make.  Start with questions

Service Portfolio Analysis

In the service portfolio analysis, a list of services usually offered by the OSPO is described and clustered in five different categories. Organizations can use the template provided to identify currently offered services and plan to-be services according to their

3Os Ecosystem Framework

3Os ecosystem framework The 3Os ecosystem framework consists of three layers: business ecosystems innovation ecosystems 3Os innovation ecosystem. Value creation and value capture take place on the business ecosystem layer, whereas sharing of the resources takes place on the innovation

CUSTOMER JOURNEY EXAMPLES


Two examples of customer journeys are provided for researchers and companies. Needs, activities and pain points in the different phases of the journey are indicated.

OSPO Services matrix and pipeline


The service matrix is a 5×5 table mapping the services in the customer journey. The matrix will be different for each specific case: each supporting organization will be able to identify its customers journey and map as-is and to-be services

Business Model Innovation Map For Open Assets

An image map conveying value dimensions in open asset business models Development driven Internal development Corporate development Corporate development Corporate development without distribution (14) Organizations (both non-profit and commercial) pay full-time orpart-time developers to customize and extend FOSS for their

Open means anyone can freely access, use, modify, and share for any purpose.

Service Portfolio Analysis

In the service portfolio analysis, a list of services usually offered by the OSPO is described and clustered in five different categories. Organizations can use the template provided to identify currently offered services and plan to-be services according to their

CUSTOMER JOURNEY EXAMPLES


Two examples of customer journeys are provided for researchers and companies. Needs, activities and pain points in the different phases of the journey are indicated.

OSPO Services matrix and pipeline


The service matrix is a 5×5 table mapping the services in the customer journey. The matrix will be different for each specific case: each supporting organization will be able to identify its customers journey and map as-is and to-be services

Open Data License Picker

A license picker tool provided by the Open University that asks several questions about how the data wants to be managed and, according to that, it suggests a data license. https://data.open.ac.uk/licence-picker/

Open Data Case Studies – European Union

This site showcases practical applications of data across various sectors, such as government, health, and environment, to demonstrate the benefits of open data initiatives. Each use case details innovative projects that leverage data to solve real-world problems, aiming to inspire

Did you know that open hardware is more than just disassembled devices? It’s a realm where innovation, collaboration, and cutting-edge tech converge to shape the future. Discover how open hardware is rewriting the rules of creation and design.

Service Portfolio Analysis

In the service portfolio analysis, a list of services usually offered by the OSPO is described and clustered in five different categories. Organizations can use the template provided to identify currently offered services and plan to-be services according to their

CUSTOMER JOURNEY EXAMPLES


Two examples of customer journeys are provided for researchers and companies. Needs, activities and pain points in the different phases of the journey are indicated.

OSPO Services matrix and pipeline


The service matrix is a 5×5 table mapping the services in the customer journey. The matrix will be different for each specific case: each supporting organization will be able to identify its customers journey and map as-is and to-be services

Open Hardware Case Studies

The OpenNext Projects page on Wikifactory is dedicated to showcasing collaborative open hardware projects. It provides a platform where users can explore, contribute to, and initiate projects that emphasize community-driven development and open-source innovation, utilizing Wikifactory’s collaborative tools and resources.