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dc.contributor.authorMorgan, Lorraineen
dc.identifier.citationMorgan, L. (2005). Assessing the role of open source software in the european secondary software sector: a voice from industry. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Open Source Systems.en
dc.description.abstractThis paper addresses the open source software (OSS) phenomenon from an industry perspective and reveals a number of complexities surrounding the role of OSS in the secondary software sector. It presents the research results of an international workshop which was hosted with the explicit intention of extracting the voice of key industrial stakeholders. The data was gathered and analysed using a qualitative approach which revealed the key strengths and weaknesses of OSS from an industrial perspective. This formed the foundations for developing a framework describing the emerging commercial incarnation of OSS (we refer to this as Open Source Software, Inc.) The paper concludes that the European secondary software sector recognise the benefits of leveraging OSS but are aware of key issues pertinent to such an end.en
dc.subjectOpen sourceen
dc.subjectOpen source softwareen
dc.subjectSoftware developmenten
dc.subjectEuropean industryen
dc.subjectOSS modelen
dc.subjectSecondary software sectoren
dc.subjectEnterprise Agilityen
dc.titleAssessing the role of open source software in the european secondary software sector: a voice from industryen
dc.typeConference Paperen
dc.contributor.funderCALIBRE (Co-ordination Action for Libre Software Engineering for Open Development Platforms for Software and Services), project no 004337en
dc.contributor.funderScience Foundation Ireland Investigator Programme, B4-STEP (Building a Bi-Directional Bridge Between Software ThEory and Practice).en

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