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Why Hackers Do What They Do: Understanding Motivation and Effort in Free/Open Source Software Projects
This chapter contains sections titled: Understanding Motivations of F/OSS Developers, Study Design and Sample Characteristics, Payment Status and Effort in Projects, Creativity and Motivation in…
Understanding open source software development
The book addresses the fundamental questions of "what, why, when, where and how" the Open Source process has been able to produce category-killing software without the support of a traditional…
A framework analysis of the open source software development paradigm
A framework was derived from two previous frameworks which have been very influential in the IS field, namely that of Zachman's IS architecture (ISA) and Checkland's CATWOE framework from Soft Systems Methodology (SSM), which is used to analyze the OSS approach in detail.
Understanding Free/Open Source Software Development Processes
- W. Scacchi, Joseph Feller, Brian Fitzgerald, Scott A. Hissam, K. Lakhani
- Environmental ScienceSoftw. Process. Improv. Pract.
- 1 March 2006
This article introduces a special issue of Software Process—Improvement and Practice focusing on processes found in free or open source software development (F/OSSD) projects, which reveals a more diverse set of different types of processes than have typically been examined in conventional software development projects.
'Orchestrating' sustainable crowdsourcing: A characterisation of solver brokerages
From Peer Production to Productization: A Study of Socially Enabled Business Exchanges in Open Source Service Networks
This research identifies an emerging business network archetype in the OSS sector, the open source service network (OSSN), which seeks to address the “productization” challenge and demonstrates that OSSNs overcome exchange problems by primarily relying on social, rather than legal, mechanisms; similar to the O SS communities from which they emerged.
Understanding Free Software Developers: Findings from the FLOSS Study
This chapter contains sections titled: The Need for Empirical Data, Models and Hypotheses, Conducting the FLOSS Developer Survey, What Do We Know Now?Subjective Responses, Objective Data?, Other Data…
Does Heart or Head Rule Donor Behaviors in Charitable Crowdfunding Markets?
This study explores donation behavior in charitable crowdfunding based on the distinction between “pure altruism” and “warm glow” motivations, and offers a discriminatory model of donation behaviors toward individuals and organizations, which is then tested in a large-scale field study of Razoo.com.
Open innovation and public administration: transformational typologies and business model impacts
Examining how a network of municipalities in Sweden transforms value creation and service delivery by collaborating with each other and with external parties to accelerate the creation and exploitation of innovation concludes that open innovation practices represent a more radical manifestation of transformational government than previously envisaged.
Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software
What is the status of the Free and Open Source Software (F/OSS) revolution? Has the creation of software that can be freely used, modified, and redistributed transformed industry and society, as some…