Economic aspects and business models of Free Software
by A. A. Raya, L. B. Martínez, I. F. Monsal
Publisher: Eureca Media 2010
Number of pages: 221
The course book its focused on the study of Free Software in relation with the private sector and related economic aspects. We analyze the software industry from an economic perspective: how it was affected by software licensed under free conditions and what is its potential for the future. On the other hand, we study how to use Free Software in the private sector, from a development view but also in implementation and migration.
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