Werder, Karl and Wang, Hua-Ying (2016). Towards a Software Product Industry Classification. In: New trends in software methodologies, tools and techniques : proceedings of the fifteenth SoMeT 16, pp. 27-37. Amsterdam: IOS Press. ISBN 9781614996736

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Abstract

The demand for and the number of software product offers are evolving rapidly. Despite the importance of the software industry, its representation within current classification systems is often obstructed. Therefore, researchers often neglect the variety of software products within their work. Using a systematic approach, we develop an industry classification for the software product industry. The empirical-to-conceptual approach allows us to establish concepts that are dominant in practice. As a result, we derive three major sectors, i.e. business function software, industrial software and consumer software. Experts from the software industry are interviewed to evaluate the results. The suggested industry classification helps practitioners to communicate clearly, identify competitors and possible innovations within the software product industry. The classification helps scholars to improve theory building.

Item Type: Book Section, Proceedings Item or annotation in a legal commentary
Creators:
CreatorsEmailORCID
Werder, KarlUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Wang, Hua-YingUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
URN: urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-99015
DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-674-3-27
Publisher: IOS Press
ISBN: 9781614996736
Subjects: Library and information sciences
Social sciences
Technology (Applied sciences)
Faculty: Faculty of Management, Economy and Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Management, Economy and Social Sciences > Cologne Institute for Information Systems (CIIS)
Faculty of Management, Economy and Social Sciences > Department of Information Systems and Systems Development
Language: English
Date: 2016
Event Type: Conference
Place of Publication: Amsterdam
Refereed: Yes
Page Range: pp. 27-37
Number of Pages: 272
Title of Book: New trends in software methodologies, tools and techniques : proceedings of the fifteenth SoMeT 16
URI: http://kups.ub.uni-koeln.de/id/eprint/9901

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