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Model and Its Management Architecture of Software Service Supply Chains

Chapter

Abstract

This chapter proposes a model and its architecture of software service supply chain (SSSC). SSSC arose from software development practices in Japan. The SSSC is a new class of supply chain and service science. This chapter proposes a model of SSSC with three different views: service development process, service provisioning, and organizations. To manage SSSC, this chapter proposes a SSSC architecture by separating the management and provisioning of software services. The authors also demonstrate the feasibility of the SSSC architecture with an example of PROMCODE (project management for contracted delivery) experience, a real application of SSSC.

Keywords

Engineering and management Information service industry Service science Software ecosystem Software service Supply chain management 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nanzan UniversitySetoJapan

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