Use Wikipedia to leverage Synomic Software Ecosystem Research


Parts of our Software Ecosystem research and definitions created together with our international academic and industry partners is also leveraged by The Wikipedia, see e.g. here:

  • Business model an “abstract representation of an organization, be it conceptual, textual, and/or graphical, of all core interrelated architectural, co-operational, and financial arrangements designed and developed by an organization
  • Business models for open-source software different types of business model s for making profit using open-source software
  • Ertragsmodell ist ein Begriff aus der Wirtschaft, der während der New Economy populär geworden ist. Es beschreibt, aus welchen Quellen und auf welche Weise ein Unternehmen sein Einkommen erwirtschaftet.
  • Independent software vendor 
An independent software vendor (ISV) is a company specializing in making or selling software
  • Open-source software (OSS) is computer software with its source code made available with a license in which the copyright holder provides the rights to study, change, and distribute the software to anyone and for any purpose
  • Professional open source is an open-source software business model where an open-source software vendor generates revenue from paid professional services, maintenance and support provided along with the software
  • Reseller 
This is usually done for profit (but could be resold at a loss). In many cases, such as brandable software , the reseller can obtain even
  • Software business 
This article is about selling software
  • Software ecosystem Software Ecosystem is a book written by David G. Messerschmitt and Clemens Szyperski
  • Software-Industrie Software-Industrie bzw. Softwareindustrie ist die Gesamtheit aller
  • Software industry 
The software industry includes businesses for development , maintenance and Network effects in software ecosystem s, networks of companies
  • Software publisher is a publishing company in the software industry between the developer and the distributor.
  • Unternehmensverbindung  oder Unternehmenszusammenschluss bezeichnet die vertraglich

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