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A Model of Commercial Open Source Software Product Features

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Commercial open source software has become an important part of the packaged software product industry. This paper provides a model of individual product features, rather than full-fledged business models, and their perceived value to customers. The model is the result of a three-iteration study, including interview analysis, literature review and the implementation of an empirical survey. Companies can use the feature model to determine their products and business model.

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  • Intellectual Property
  • Open Source
  • Business Model
  • Product Feature
  • Open Source Software

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Weikert, F., Riehle, D. (2013). A Model of Commercial Open Source Software Product Features. In: Herzwurm, G., Margaria, T. (eds) Software Business. From Physical Products to Software Services and Solutions. ICSOB 2013. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, vol 150. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39336-5_10

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