Definition of Open Data Services in Software Business

  • Yulia Tammisto
  • Juho Lindman
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 114)


New software businesses are extending the software industry via private enterprises that build new and innovative services on top of Open Data (OD) sets released by government and public bodies. What are the tenable value propositions and income-generating mechanisms for these private enterprises and what are the new opportunities for service development? This paper combines conceptual and empirical investigations of OD definition to clarify the benefits open data sets hold for service development.


Open data open data definition open data services 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yulia Tammisto
    • 1
  • Juho Lindman
    • 2
  1. 1.Aalto University School of EconomicsAaltoFinland
  2. 2.Hanken School of EconomicsHelsinkiFinland

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