Business & Information Systems Engineering

Article Title

Software Transparency

Document Type

Research Paper


Software transparency is a new and important concern that software developersmust dealwith. As societymoves towards increased automation, if citizens wish to exercise their right to know, the transparency of public services and processes acquires fundamental importance. Informed discourse is only possible if processes affecting the public are open to evaluation. Achieving software transparency to this level of openness faces several roadblocks. The paper reports on initial findings on exploring the obstacles for enabling software transparency.