The report is the result of an invitation-only survey The Linux Foundation sent to its members during the first week of March 2014. Admittedly this group will have a positive bias towards collaborative software development, yet the companies polled are among those leading the collaborative development revolution and include such notables as Cisco, Fujitsu, HP, IBM, Intel, Google, NEC, Oracle, Qualcomm and Samsung, among others. The report captures responses from 686 software developers and business managers who represent some of the largest businesses in the world. The majority of respondents work at organizations with $500 million or more in annual revenue (69 percent) and more than 500 employees (76 percent). Collaborative Development 3 Trends Report, 2014 The results show these professionals overwhelmingly recognize that collaborative software development is on the rise within their own organization and across industries; that it’s central to their company or organization’s mission; and that this trend is benefiting both the companies and the software developers who participate.