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About LF Research

LF Research publishes actionable and decision-useful insights into open source software, hardware, standards, and data based on empirical research methodologies. Through leveraging community networks, project databases, surveys, and qualitative findings, and through its commitment to best practices in primary research, Linux Foundation Research is the definitive home for data-driven insights into open source for the benefit of governments, enterprises, and society at large.

Featured Research: Open Source For Sustainability

Linux Foundation Research set out to understand how the open source community has advanced the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), conducting a comprehensive study of the LF’s diverse portfolio of projects.




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Hyperledger Brand Study

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Over the summer of 2021, Linux Foundation Research undertook an independent survey to explore the state of the enterprise blockchain market and the Hyperledger brand. The research team collected quantitative and qualitative data from a broad community with knowledge of enterprise blockchain covering a range of topics, including familiarity with and perceptions of Hyperledger’s brand tenets and its projects, as well as other blockchain technologies. The survey also looked at broader trends, opportunities, and challenges in the enterprise blockchain space.

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