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Guiding Development Work Across a Software Ecosystem by Visualizing Usage Data

  title={Guiding Development Work Across a Software Ecosystem by Visualizing Usage Data},
  author={Christopher Bogart and James Howison and James D. Herbsleb},
Software is increasingly produced in the form of ecosystems, collections of interdependent components maintained by a distributed community. These ecosystems act as network organizations, not markets, and thus often lack actionable price-like signals about how the software is used and what impact it has. We introduce a tool, the Scientific Software Network Map, that collects and displays summarized usage data tailored to the needs of actors in software ecosystems. We performed a contextualized… 

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