Search for dissertations about: "free and open source software"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words free and open source software.

  1. 1. Colliberate : The practices of free and open source software

    Author : Reinhard Handler; André Jansson; Theo Röhle; Paula Bialski; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; free and open source software; free software; open source; practices; digital media; collaboration; LibreOffice; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This ethnography explores the inner workings of LibreOffice, a free and open source software project. It explores the practices that underlie the collaborative production of an office suite of software that can be shared, used, copied, modified and redistributed freely. READ MORE

  2. 2. Open Source Business Model : Balancing Customers and Community

    Author : Thomas Rosén; Staffan Brege; Anna Öhrwall-Rönnbäck; Stefan Hrastinski; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Open Source Software; Business Models; Strategic Management; Market Positioning; Resource Based View; Industrial engineering and economy; Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract : Free and Open Source Software has not only increased researchers’ interest about community-driven software development, but lately, interest from commercial actors increased as well. In addition, some scientists have claimed that Open Source Software has entered a new phase: OSS 2.0. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Business Ecology Perspective on Community-Driven Open Source : The Case of the Free and Open Source Content Management System Joomla

    Author : Markus Radits; Alf Westelius; Nils-Göran Olve; Carl-Johan Petri; Anna Öhrwall Rönnbäck; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : This thesis approaches the phenomenon of open source software (OSS) from a managerial and organisational point of view. In a slightly narrower sense, this thesis studies commercialisation aspects around community-driven open source. READ MORE

  4. 4. Open Source Vendors’ Business Models

    Author : Thomas Rosenfall; Anna Öhrwall Rönnbäck; Staffan Brege; Mogens Kühn Pedersen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Open Source Software; Business Models; Open Source Business Models; Open Source Communities; Software Licensing;

    Abstract : It may seem controversial that open-source software (OSS), i.e. software created by voluntary contributions that is available to use, change, and distribute for free, can be utilized for business purposes. Yet, for some firms, commercial OSS software products are the primary source of revenue. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding Software Development in an Open Source Context:Network Analysis of Source Code Repositories

    Author : Alma Orucevic-Alagic; Institutionen för datavetenskap; []

    Abstract : Open Source Software (OSS) created a paradigm shift within the software engineering field prompting further research to understand how mature, industry grade, software can be produced in an online milieu with distributed and lightly managed developers contributing source code in their free time. The OSS has become also a major revenue generator for many commercial organizations, and has found its place in closed source products, putting many proprietary software producers in the middle of an OSS community. READ MORE