Open source: Collaborative innovation

Avi Messica

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This chapter reviews the current status of Open Source (OS) and provides new insights into the prerequisites of the OS process as well as the profile of OS contributors. Moreover, it extends the scope of possible business models such to augment those that exist or were already discussed in the past. While the term OS was coined in the context of software development and redistribution, this chapter presents and discusses the concept of OS to include any Open Collaborative Innovation in both software and hardware.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationE-Entrepreneurship and ICT Ventures
Subtitle of host publicationStrategy, Organization and Technology
PublisherIGI Global
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9781615205974
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Business, Management and Accounting


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