Search for dissertations about: "Software Firm"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words Software Firm.

  1. 1. New Product Newness and Benefits : A Study of Software Products from the Firms’ Perspective

    Author : Sanjay Verma; Esbjörn Segelod; Lennart Bogg; Johan Frishammar; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; New Product Newness; New Product Benefits; Computer Software Product; Software Firm; Business and economics; Ekonomi; Industrial Economics and Organization; industriell ekonomi och organisation;

    Abstract : It is widely believed among researchers as well as practitioners that there is a link between new product newness, or innovativeness, and benefits to the firm developing and marketing a product; more innovative products are generally expected to create more profit and growth. However, research findings are conflicting—positive-, negative-, and no-relationship have been reported between product newness and benefits by different researchers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Community-based customer involvement for improving packaged software development

    Author : Helena Holmström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Packaged software development; software improvement; virtual communities; customer involvement; community knowledge; community-based customer involvement;

    Abstract : Noting the widespread use of virtual communities for interacting with customers, this thesis explores the role of virtual communities for involving distributed customers in packaged software development (psd) and the opportunities and challenges that are associated with this. While the idea of involving customers in software development is not new, it is yet to gain momentum in psd. READ MORE

  3. 3. Weaving the symbiotic relationship : A longitudinal study of the maintenance of a firm-sponsored open source community

    Author : Elia Giovacchini; Jan Löwstedt; Robin Teigland; Oliver Alexy; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Open Source Software; Firm Sponsored Communities; Paradox; Relationships; Community; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The phenomenon of firm sponsored open source software (OSS) projects has become an established and widely used approach to develop and release new products in the software industry. In this arrangement, a sponsoring firm and a community establish a relationship to create a common project. READ MORE

  4. 4. Product's newness and benefits to the firm : a qualitative study from the perspective of firms developing and marketing computer software products

    Author : Sanjay Verma; Mälardalens högskola; []
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  5. 5. On the Economic Return of a Software Investment – Managing Cost, Benefit and Uncertainty

    Author : Emil Numminen; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Economic Return; Managerial Decisions; Real Option; Software Investment; Uncertainty;

    Abstract : The purpose of this dissertation is to explore how the economic return of a software investment can be assessed and managed. This topic has been studied in research and has been a concern for firms making software investments. In order to study this we need a model of the underlying factors affecting the economic return. READ MORE