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The Software Industry : economic principles, strategies, perspectives

Author: Peter Buxmann; Heiner Diefenbach; Thomas Hess
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Software Industry.
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Whether ERP software, office applications, open-source products or online games: In terms of its economic characteristics, software differs fundamentally from industrial goods or services. Based on the economic principles and rules of the software industry, the book reveals strategies and business models to software vendors that comprise cooperation, distribution, pricing and production and industrialization  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Buxmann; Heiner Diefenbach; Thomas Hess
ISBN: 3642315097 9783642315091 9783642315107 3642315100
OCLC Number: 820388363
In: Buxmann, Peter
Description: XII, 223 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: A. Background: How the software industry works.- Economic principles at work in the software industry.- Software vendor strategies.- B. Specific Issues: Outsourcing and offshoring of software development.- Platform concepts.- Software as a Service. 7. Open source software
Responsibility: Peter Buxmann ; Heiner Diefenbach ; Thomas Hess.
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