COMMUNITY-BASED OPEN SOURCE - The Phenomenon and Research Opportunities

Manlu Liu, Qiang Tu

Abstract

Community-based open source (community source) development has emerged as a new way of developing enterprise applications, leading to a unique type of open source practice involving collaboration from multiple organizations in a virtual environment. In this paper, we introduce the concept and motivation of community source and address several research directions in community source under multiple perspectives. We examine a real world case, the Kuali community source project, to help better understand this new phenomenon. The long term research objectives are discussed at the end of the paper. This paper facilitates a general understanding of the emerging community source development landscape. We believe that the issues presented in this paper can attract more researchers to study this new area and help organizations make better decisions in IT investments.

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in Harvard Style

Liu M. and Tu Q. (2011). COMMUNITY-BASED OPEN SOURCE - The Phenomenon and Research Opportunities . In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-56-0, pages 419-424. DOI: 10.5220/0003491104190424


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis11,
author={Manlu Liu and Qiang Tu},
title={COMMUNITY-BASED OPEN SOURCE - The Phenomenon and Research Opportunities},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2011},
pages={419-424},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003491104190424},
isbn={978-989-8425-56-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - COMMUNITY-BASED OPEN SOURCE - The Phenomenon and Research Opportunities
SN - 978-989-8425-56-0
AU - Liu M.
AU - Tu Q.
PY - 2011
SP - 419
EP - 424
DO - 10.5220/0003491104190424