© 2018

Software Business

9th International Conference, ICSOB 2018, Tallinn, Estonia, June 11–12, 2018, Proceedings

  • Krzysztof Wnuk
  • Sjaak Brinkkemper
Conference proceedings ICSOB 2018

Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 336)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. Software Ecosystems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Katariina Yrjönkoski, Marko Seppänen, Sami Hyrynsalmi
      Pages 3-9
    3. Jennifer Horkoff, Juho Lindman, Imed Hammouda, Eric Knauss, Jamel Debbiche, Martina Freiholtz et al.
      Pages 10-26
    4. Matthijs Berkhout, Fons van den Brink, Mart van Zwienen, Paul van Vulpen, Slinger Jansen
      Pages 27-42
    5. Sharif Adel Kandil, Micha van den Akker, Koen van Baarsen, Slinger Jansen, Paul van Vulpen
      Pages 43-55
    6. Yuliyan V. Maksimov, Samuel A. Fricker, Kurt Tutschku
      Pages 56-71
  3. Software Product Management and Business Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Paul van Vulpen, Sjaak Brinkkemper, Slinger Jansen, Garm Lucassen
      Pages 75-89
    3. Eetu Luoma, Gabriella Laatikainen, Oleksiy Mazhelis
      Pages 108-124
  4. Software Start-ups

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
    2. Pertti Seppänen, Kari Liukkunen, Markku Oivo
      Pages 142-156
    3. João M. Fernandes, Paulo Afonso
      Pages 157-171
    4. Dron Khanna, Anh Nguyen-Duc, Xiaofeng Wang
      Pages 172-186
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 187-187

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Software Business, ICSOB 2018, held in Tallinn, Estonia, in June 2018. This year the conference theme was “How Digitalization Impacts Software Business” and focused on digitalization and its impact on the speed of business models and business modeling and the realization of these business models.

The 11 full papers and 1 short paper presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 34 submissions. They were organized in topical sections named: software ecosystems; software product management and business models; and software start-ups.


computing industry innovation management software business models software economics software ecosystems software startups software portfolio management

Editors and affiliations

  • Krzysztof Wnuk
    • 1
  • Sjaak Brinkkemper
    • 2
  1. 1.Blekinge Institute of TechnologyKarlskronaSweden
  2. 2.Utrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands

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