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An Opportunity for Libre Software Companies: Emerging Market in Developing Countries
Año:2009
Áreas de investigación
  • Lenguaje de programación
Datos
Descripción
In recent years many aspects of the software business have changed. Software companies have gone from producing software applications and selling their proprietary code to providing open source applications and focusing their business on offering services related to the adaptation, installation, and maintenance of that software, together with related training. Libre software companies use a business model which provides new opportunities in markets where proprietary software in not viable. In this article we describe an interesting business opportunity which in emerging for libre software companies: the software needs of developing countries. There countries are becoming an emerging market for development software, a market which is particularly interesting because, bearing in mind their special needs and constraints, they are a perfect are scenario for the libre software approach. Finally, we will also discuss the influence of a number of catalysts which are really having an effect on this target market.
Internacional
Si
JCR del ISI
No
Título de la revista
The European Journal for the Informatics Professional
ISSN
1684-5285
Factor de impacto JCR
0
Información de impacto
Volumen
X
DOI
Número de revista
3
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Participantes
  • Autor: Jesús Martínez Mateo (Dpto. Matemática Aplicada de la Facultad de Informática, U.P.M.)
  • Autor: Susana Muñoz Hernandez (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: BABEL: Desarrollo de Software Fiable y de Alta Calidad a partir de Tecnología Declarativa
  • Departamento: Lenguajes y Sistemas Informáticos e Ingeniería de Software
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