Software Business. From Physical Products to Software Services and Solutions

4th International Conference, ICSOB 2013, Potsdam, Germany, June 11-14, 2013. Proceedings

  • Georg Herzwurm
  • Tiziana Margaria
Conference proceedings ICSOB 2013

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-39336-5

Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 150)

Table of contents (28 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. Software Business Models and Business Process Modeling

    1. The Impact of Software Business Model Characteristics on Firm Performance
      Markus Schief, Anton Pussep, Peter Buxmann
      Pages 1-12
    2. Second-Order Servification
      Johannes Neubauer, Bernhard Steffen
      Pages 13-25
  3. IT Markets and Software Industry

  4. IT within Organizations

  5. Software Product Management

    1. Post-deployment Data Collection in Software-Intensive Embedded Products
      Helena Holmström Olsson, Jan Bosch
      Pages 79-89
    2. A Model of Commercial Open Source Software Product Features
      Florian Weikert, Dirk Riehle
      Pages 90-101
  6. Cloud Computing

    1. Cloud Services Pricing Models
      Gabriella Laatikainen, Arto Ojala, Oleksiy Mazhelis
      Pages 117-129
    2. The Impact of Software-as-a-Service on Software Ecosystems
      Sebastian Walter Schütz, Thomas Kude, Karl Michael Popp
      Pages 130-140
    3. Towards a Conceptual Framework for Assessing the Benefits of Cloud Computing
      Nattakarn Phaphoom, Xiaofeng Wang, Pekka Abrahamsson
      Pages 141-152
  7. Entrepreneurship and Startup Companies

    1. The Importance of the Business Idea for New Venture Creation in the Software Industry
      Natalie Kaltenecker, Christian Hoerndlein, Thomas Hess
      Pages 153-165
    2. Exploring How Feature Usage Relates to Customer Perceived Value: A Case Study in a Startup Company
      Sarunas Marciuska, Cigdem Gencel, Pekka Abrahamsson
      Pages 166-177
    3. Business Incubation Practices and Software Start-up Success in Turkey
      Gozem Guceri-Ucar, Stefan Koch
      Pages 178-182
  8. Software Platforms and Software Ecosystems

    1. Ecosystem Health of Cloud PaaS Providers
      Garm Lucassen, Kevin van Rooij, Slinger Jansen
      Pages 183-194

About these proceedings


This book contains the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Software Business (ICSOB) held in Potsdam, Germany, in June 2013. The theme of the event was "From Physical Products to Software Services and Solutions."

The 15 full papers, seven short papers, and six doctoral symposium papers accepted for ICSOB were selected from 44 submissions and are organized in sections on: software business models and business process modeling; IT markets and software industry; IT within organizations; software product management; cloud computing; entrepreneurship and startup companies; software platforms and software ecosystems; and doctoral symposium.


SaaS global software development innovation management software as a service software business models software economics software ecosystems software industry software marketing software product management

Editors and affiliations

  • Georg Herzwurm
    • 1
  • Tiziana Margaria
    • 2
  1. 1.University of StuttgartStuttgartGermany
  2. 2.University of PotsdamPotsdamGermany

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-39335-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-39336-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-1348
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-1356