Designing an Open Architecture for the Creative Industry

  • Christian ZinkeEmail author
  • Michael BeckerEmail author
  • Stephan KlingnerEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 506)


Companies in the Culture and Creative Industry are characterized by highly networked value chains. However, this value network lacks a profound support in terms of information technology and structure resulting in time-consuming and error-prone manual labor. To overcome these challenges, we conceptualize an application framework for creative industries. In particular a software architecture design and a data design will be proposed with the help of a design science research approach. The goal of the resulting application framework is to support the digital transformation of companies in the creative industry towards collaborative networks.


Music business Framework Design science research Collaborative networks 



This work has been done within the frame of the joint research project “MUWISTAR” which was funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (Grant Number: 01IS16018B) under the supervision of the PT-DLR. The authors thank for the funding.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Applied Informatics at the University of LeipzigLeipzigGermany

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