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Modelling mailing list behaviour in open source projects: the case of ARM embedded Linux [Article]
One of the benefits firms can derive from using Open Source Software (OSS) is informal development collaboration, and the primary tool for collaboration and coordination are group mailing lists. The purpose of the paper ...
Virtual communities as a resource for the development of OSS projects: the case of Linux ports to embedded processors [Article]
Open source software (OSS) projects represent a new paradigm of software creation and development based on hundreds or even thousands of developers and users organised in the form of a virtual community. The success of ...
An empirical study of the driving forces behind online communities [Article]
Purpose – A large variety of online communities have emerged during the last years as a result of the challenges faced by both the business and scientific worlds. This trend has also been promoted by the development of ...