This book contains the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Software Business (ICSOB) held in Paphos, Cyprus, in June 2014. The theme of the event was "Shortening the Time to Market: From Short Cycle Times to Continuous Value Delivery."
The 18 full papers, two short papers, two industrial papers, and two doctoral consortium abstracts accepted for ICSOB were selected from 45 submissions and are organized in sections on: strategic aspects, start-ups and software business, products and service business, software development, ecosystems, and platforms and enterprises.
Part Strategic Aspects.- Exploring the Relationship between Partnership Model Participation and Interfirm Network Structure: An Analysis of the Office365 Ecosystem.- Ecosystem-Driven Software Development: A Case Study on the Emerging Challenges in Inter-organizational R&D.- Why Early-Stage Software Startups Fail: A Behavioral Framework.- Part Startups and Software Business.- A Comparative Perspective between Investors and Businesses Regarding Success Factors of E-Ventures at an Early-Stage.- From Agile Software Development to Mercury Business.- The Role of Business Model and Its Elements in Computer Game Start-ups.- Part Products and Service Business.- Following the Money: Revenue Stream Constituents in Case of Within-firm Variation.- Defining the Process of Acquiring Product Software Firms.- Productization of an IT Service Firm.- Part Software Development.- Software Development as a Decision-Oriented Process.- Automated User Interaction Analysis for Workflow-Based Web Portals.- Orchestrate Your Platform: Architectural Challenges for Different Types of Ecosystems for Mobile Devices.- Part Ecosystems.- ESAO: A Holistic Ecosystem-Driven Analysis Model.- KPIs for Software Ecosystems: A Systematic Mapping Study.- Evaluating the Governance Model of Hardware-Dependent Software Ecosystems - A Case Study of the Axis Ecosystem.- Part Platforms and Enterprises.- App Store Models for Enterprise Software: A Comparative Case Study of Public versus Internal Enterprise App Stores.- Impact of Cloud Computing Technologies on Pricing Models of Software Firms - Insights from Finland.- What Influences Platform Provider's Degree of Openness? - Measuring and Analyzing the Degree of Platform Openness.- Part Industry Session.- Analytical Open Innovation for Value-Optimized Service Portfolio Planning.- Observed Effects of Free Software on Software Development and Requirements Management.- Part Short Papers.- The Preliminary Results from the Software Product Management State-of-Practice Survey.- Alignment Issues in Chains of Scrum Teams.
Series: Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing
Number Of Pages: 325
Published: 5th August 2014
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5
Weight (kg): 0.5