Exploring the Role of Value Networks for Software Innovation

  title={Exploring the Role of Value Networks for Software Innovation},
  author={Lorraine Morgan and Kieran Conboy},
This paper describes a research-in-progress that aims to explore the applicability and implications of open innovation practices in two firms - one that employs agile development methods and another that utilizes open source software. The open innovation paradigm has a lot in common with open source and agile development methodologies. A particular strength of agile approaches is that they move away from ‘introverted’ development, involving only the development personnel, and intimately… 


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