© 2010

Software Business

First International Conference, ICSOB 2010, Jyväskylä, Finland, June 21-23, 2010. Proceedings

  • Pasi Tyrväinen
  • Slinger Jansen
  • Michael A. Cusumano
Conference proceedings ICSOB 2010

Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 51)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Full Papers

    1. Business Models and Business Management

    2. Internationalization and Ecosystems

      1. Mikko Rönkkö, Juhana Peltonen
        Pages 38-48
      2. Arto Ojala, Tanja Kontinen
        Pages 49-62
      3. Sami Saarenketo, Olli Kuivalainen, Jari Varis
        Pages 63-75
    3. Product Management and Open Source Software

      1. Inge van de Weerd, Willem Bekkers, Sjaak Brinkkemper
        Pages 76-89
      2. Peter Artz, Inge van de Weerd, Sjaak Brinkkemper, Joost Fieggen
        Pages 90-102
      3. Claudio A. Ardagna, Massimo Banzi, Ernesto Damiani, Fulvio Frati
        Pages 103-114
    4. Software as a Service and Green Software

      1. Tuomas Mäkilä, Antero Järvi, Mikko Rönkkö, Jussi Nissilä
        Pages 115-124
      2. Eetu Luoma, Oleksiy Mazhelis, Pertti Paakkolanvaara
        Pages 138-150
      3. Juha Taina
        Pages 151-162
  3. Short Papers

    1. Business Management

    2. Internationalization and Ecosystems

    3. Product Management, Open Source Software and Social Media

About these proceedings


The advancementof the softwareindustry has hada substantialimpact notonly onproductivityandonGDPgrowthglobally,butalsoonourdailyworkandlife. Software business refers to commercial activity of the software industry, aimed at generating income from delivery of software products and software services. Although software business shares common features with other international knowledge-intensive businesses, it carries many inherent features making it an intriguing and challenging domain for research. Until now, however, software business has received little attention from the academic community. The First International Conference on Software Business (ICSOB 2010) was organized in Jyv¨ askyl¨ a during June 21–23, 2010. This inaugural conference brought together a strong Program Committee of 52 members with research disciplines from various ?elds of business management and technology mana- mentaswellasinternational?avorwithmemberscomingfrom17countriesfrom South and North America to Europe, India and Australia. Wereceived35researchpapersubmissions.Thepaperswentthroughadoub- blind review process producing at least three reviews for each accepted paper. The ProgramCommittee accepted 13 submissions to be presented as full papers in the conference, equaling 37% of the submissions. In addition, ten papers were accepted as short papers. The accepted papers represent the wide variety of - searchactivityonsoftwarebusiness.Forthepurposesoftheconferenceprogram, the papers were organized under eight themes: business models, business m- agement, ecosystems, education and research, internationalization, open source software and social media, product management, and software as a service. In addition to the paper sessions, the conference program included three keynote presentations and a Business Innovation Track containing best-practice presentations from the software industry. The conference program also included two workshops, three tutorials and an adjunct meeting of the Cloud Software Consortia.


Glob Global Software Development Offshoring Open Source Outsourcing SaaS -- Software as a Service Software as a Service Workshops service-oriented computing software business models software product management

Editors and affiliations

  • Pasi Tyrväinen
    • 1
  • Slinger Jansen
    • 2
  • Michael A. Cusumano
    • 3
  1. 1.University of JyväskyläFinland
  2. 2.IUtrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands
  3. 3.MIT Sloan School of ManagementCambridgeUSA

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