Decision Criteria for Software Component Sourcing - An Initial Framework on the Basis of Case Study Results

Jos. J. M. Trienekens, Rob Kusters, Jan van Moll, Casper Vos

Abstract

Software developing organizations nowadays have a wide choice when it comes to sourcing software components. This choice ranges from developing or adapting in-house developed components via buying closed source components to utilizing open source components. This study aims at structured decision support in this type of decision. As a basis for this study an initial set of criteria is taken, that has been identified and validated in a particular software development environment in a previous study on the subject (Kusters et al, 2016). In the paper at hand we report on the results of the application and validation of the initial set of sourcing criteria in a completely different case study environment, namely a software environment in that. medical embedded software is being developed. In addition, and based on the outcomes of our case study, a further step is made towards structured decision support for sourcing decisions by the development of an initial sourcing criteria framework.

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in Harvard Style

Trienekens J., Kusters R., van Moll J. and Vos C. (2017). Decision Criteria for Software Component Sourcing - An Initial Framework on the Basis of Case Study Results . In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-248-6, pages 279-286. DOI: 10.5220/0006294302790286


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis17,
author={Jos. J. M. Trienekens and Rob Kusters and Jan van Moll and Casper Vos},
title={Decision Criteria for Software Component Sourcing - An Initial Framework on the Basis of Case Study Results},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},
year={2017},
pages={279-286},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006294302790286},
isbn={978-989-758-248-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - Decision Criteria for Software Component Sourcing - An Initial Framework on the Basis of Case Study Results
SN - 978-989-758-248-6
AU - Trienekens J.
AU - Kusters R.
AU - van Moll J.
AU - Vos C.
PY - 2017
SP - 279
EP - 286
DO - 10.5220/0006294302790286