Credit: IRStone/Adobe Stock

The rise of digital transformation and skyrocketing demand for online and on-call software solutions continues to push enterprises and their legal departments to innovate at speed and scale. That’s why nearly half will be using open source software (whose code is freely modifiable and distributable) and similar high-tech tools by 2022, according to enterprise software provider Red Hat’s recent State of Enterprise Open Source report. But in the face of rising data privacy and compliance concerns, it’s also important to remember. Legal leaders and the organizations that they serve face a growing need to balance agility and cost-efficiency in software development with enhanced security and user experience as well.