Open Source Development, Adoption and Innovation: IFIP Working Group 2.13 on Open Source Software, June 11-14, 2007, Limerick, Ireland
Joseph Feller, Brian Fitzgerald, Walt Scacchi, Alberto Sillitti
Springer US, Aug 10, 2007 - Computers - 392 pages
Open source software (free software) has emerged as a major field of scientific inquiry across a number of disciplines. When the concept of open source began to gain mindshare in the global business community, decision makers faced a challenge: to convert hype and potential into sustainable profit and viable business models.
This volume addresses this challenge through presenting some of the newest, extensively peer-reviewed research in the area.