Open Source Software Ecosystem: A Systematic Literature Review

TitleOpen Source Software Ecosystem: A Systematic Literature Review
Publication TypeThesis
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsNasserifar, J
Date Published05/2016
Place PublishedUniversity of Oulu
Type of WorkMasters Thesis

Background: Currently having a software ecosystem is vital for many technology businesses. For this reason, understanding of software ecosystem and its benefits and also the elements of each software ecosystem can help business and software communities to emerge and orchestrate the products ecosystem optimally. Moreover, an interesting phenomenon in computer science and information technology is open source software and systems which enable users to participate in developing and using the software at many scales, from a simple mobile application to large-scale business systems and ICT applications.

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