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Software ecosystems


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  • Variants

    • Ecosystems, Software
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  • Sources

    • found: Work cat: Robbins, D.E. Capturing the semantics of evolving software ecosystem architectures, 2013.
    • found: ECSA (Conference) (4th : 2010 : Copenhagen, Denmark). ECSA 2010 proceedings. Companion volume, 2010:p. 127 (Software ecosystem: A set of actors functioning as a unit and interacting with a shared market for software and services, together with the relationships among them. These relationships are frequently underpinned by a common technological platform or market and operate through the exchange of information, resources and artifacts)
    • found: Kittlaus, H.-B. Software product management and pricing, 2009:p. 219 (Software ecosystem = Informal network of (legally independent) units that have a positive influence on the economic success of a software product and benefit from it)
    • found: Journal of systems and software, May 2013:p. 1294 (A software ecosystem is the interaction of a set of actors on top of a common technological platform that results in a number of software solutions or services. Arguably, software ecosystems are gaining importance with the advent of, e.g., the Google Android, Apache, and Salesforce.com ecosystems)
    • found: Software ecosystems, 2013:p. 13 (While in the early days of software engineering a software product was the result of effort of an independent software vendor to create a monolithic product, modern software strongly relies on components and infrastructure from third-party vendors or open source suppliers ... . The relationships between software development firms and service companies shaped the product software landscape into software ecosystems, where suppliers and buyers of software products, components and technologies collaboratively create competitive value. One could state that the success of a product software company therefore no longer depends only on its own development quality but also on the way it manages its relationships)
  • LC Classification

    • QA76.76.S62
  • Change Notes

    • 2014-01-15: new
    • 2014-03-29: revised
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