Open Source Projects as Incubators of Innovation: From Niche Phenomenon to Integral Part of the Software Industry

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Schrape, Jan-Felix;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Stuttgart
  • Subject: Wirtschaft | software | IT industry | production | Arbeitsorganisation | Kooperation | IT-Branche | network | Economic Sectors | Soziologie, Anthropologie | Wirtschaftssektoren | Organisationssoziologie, Militärsoziologie | cooperation | innovation | Sociology & anthropology | Organizational Sociology | virtual community | work organization | virtuelle Gemeinschaft | open source software; peer production | Sociology of Science, Sociology of Technology, Research on Science and Technology | Produktion | Wissenschaftssoziologie, Wissenschaftsforschung, Technikforschung, Techniksoziologie | Economics | Netzwerk | conception | 10200 | Konzeption | internet community | Netzgemeinschaft
    • ddc: ddc:330 | ddc:301 | ddc:300

Over the last 20 years, open source development has become an integral part of the software industry and a key component of the innovation strategies of all major IT providers. Against this backdrop, this paper seeks to develop a systematic overview of open source commu... View more
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