If you need secrets in order to be competitive, then maybe your company doesn't really provide your customers with what they need?
You can make a difference using Libre Graphics
We like to think that our society encourages helping your neighbor; but each time we reward someone for obstructionism, or admire them for the wealth they have gained in this way, we are sending the opposite message.
Software is not just a way to get a job done but they constitute a vital part of your creative practice. You should have the right to study how the program works, and change it to make it do what you wish.