Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Brian Fitzgerald, Klaas-Jan Stol, Sten Minör, Henrik Cosmo
    Pages 24-55 Open Access
  3. Brian Fitzgerald, Klaas-Jan Stol, Sten Minör, Henrik Cosmo
    Pages 56-235 Open Access
  4. Brian Fitzgerald, Klaas-Jan Stol, Sten Minör, Henrik Cosmo
    Pages 236-257 Open Access
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 258-265

About this book


This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. 

Software has changed the rules of the game. The world talks about the digitalization in industry and society – how the focus has shifted from producing tangible things towards software and services. This trend started many years ago, but is now affecting every company, whether it’s a software company or not. There are many companies that have already made a digitalization journey – and many are about to embark on this journey – like you.

How do you transform your organization when software is becoming a critical part of your business?

This book presents the Scaling Management Framework, a model based on collected experiences from companies that have already made the journey to give software a central role within the organization. The model is unique because it suggests a holistic method to analyze and plan your journey. It simply means that you can’t just focus solely on your products or services. You also have to look closely at your processes and your organization, the way you make decisions and get things done. Inevitably, these will have to change.

This book comes with a map, a compass, and suggested journeys along with selected travel stories comprising best practices and lessons learned from past digitalization journeys. Use the map to find your way in the digitalization landscape, and use the compass to find the direction of your journey.


Software development process management Collaboration in software development Software engineering Software organization Software-driven innovation Open Access

Authors and affiliations

  • Brian Fitzgerald
    • 1
  • Klaas-Jan Stol
    • 2
  • Sten Minör
    • 3
  • Henrik Cosmo
    • 4
  1. 1.Lero - Irish Software Research CentreUniversity of LimerickLimerickIreland
  2. 2.University of Limerick LimerickIreland
  3. 3.Mobile and Pervasive Comuting Institute (MAPCI)Lund UniversityLundSweden
  4. 4.Mobile and Pervasive Comuting Institute (MAPCI)Lund UniversityLundSweden

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017
  • License CC BY
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-53115-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-53116-8
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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