Sustainability in Open Source Software Commons: Lessons Learned from an Empirical Study of SourceForge Projects

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Charles M. Schweik;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Carleton University
  • Journal: Technology Innovation Management Review (issn: 1927-0321)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: commons | institutional analysis | internet-based collaboration | open source software | SourceForge | Technology (General) | T1-995 | Management. Industrial management | HD28-70

In this article, we summarize a five-year US National Science Foundation funded study designed to investigate the factors that lead some open source projects to ongoing collaborative success while many others become abandoned. Our primary interest was to conduct a study... View more
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