Search for dissertations about: "open Source"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 341 swedish dissertations containing the words open Source.

  1. 1. 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

  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. An Open Architecture Approach for the Design and Development of Web and Mobile Software

    Author : Bahtijar Vogel; Arianit Kurti; Marcelo Milrad; Tommi Mikkonen; Andreas Kerren; Kari Systä; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; open architecture; flexibility; evolvability; customizability; extensibility; web and mobile software; open standards; open source; dynamic requirements; dynamic changes; heterogeneous device environments; GQM; Computer and Information Sciences Computer Science; Data- och informationsvetenskap; Computer Science; Datavetenskap; Media Technology; Medieteknik;

    Abstract : The rapid evolution of web and mobile technologies as well as open standards are important ingredients for developing open software applications. HTML5, affordable electronics, and connectivity costs are some of the trends that drive the web towards an open platform and lead to an increased use of distributed applications. READ MORE

  4. 4. Guiding Development of Contribution and Community Strategies in Open Source Software Requirements Engineering

    Author : Johan Linåker; Institutionen för datavetenskap; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; open innovation; Requirements engineering; Open source; Contribution strategy; Community strategy;

    Abstract : Background:For software-intensive organizations, Open Source Software (OSS) may provide a pivotal building block in business models and strategies, product and service offerings, as well as in tool and infrastructure setups. The Requirements Engineering (RE) and development processes of OSS take place inside communities where the focal organization is a stakeholder among many, including competitors. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    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