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Table 3 A summary of findings

From: Organizing for openness: six models for developer involvement in hybrid OSS projects

Form of control Examples
Stakeholder control Product pricing and membership fees. Strategic partnerships and special treatment of selected stakeholders. Offering advisory- and board memberships. Requirements for contributions, initiation rites. Disclosure of the ecosystem’s members.
Process control Nature and form of decision-making and software development processes. Milestones and decision points. Choice of supportive platforms and development tools. Full or partial disclosure of the development processes.
Assets control Means for storing and processing requirements and other data. Documentation. Offering limited access to source code based on time-, scope level or requirements for stakeholders.
Leadership Acquisition of new developers and software users. Campaigns for increasing contributions. Communicating product vision, release themes and timing.