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Reusing an open source application — practical experiences with a mobile CRM pilot

  • Jyrki Akkanen
  • Hunor Demeter
  • Tamás Eppel
  • Zoltán Ivánfi
  • Jukka K. Nurminen
  • Petri Stenman
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 234)

Abstract

We discuss experiences in extending an open source CRM application to develop a new server-based mobile business application. Combining the application code reuse with incremental development process allowed successful development of a pilot application in a tight schedule. In particular, it enabled a quick start for customer-driven development, diminished risks related to the baseline application itself, and provided the flexibility needed in experimental pilot development.

Keywords

Open Source Open Source Software Mobility Support Quick Start Open Source Community 
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Copyright information

© International Federation for Information Processing 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jyrki Akkanen
    • 1
  • Hunor Demeter
    • 2
  • Tamás Eppel
    • 3
  • Zoltán Ivánfi
    • 2
  • Jukka K. Nurminen
    • 1
  • Petri Stenman
    • 4
  1. 1.Nokia GroupNokia Research CenterFinland
  2. 2.Nokia Research CenterBudapestHungary
  3. 3.Budapest University of Technology and EconomicsHungary
  4. 4.Nokia Ventures OrganizationNokia GroupFinland

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