Open Source Enterprise Systems: Towards a Viable Alternative

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Open Source Enterprise Systems: Towards a Viable Alternative
Enterprise systems are located within the antinomy of appearing as generic product, while being means of multiple integrations for the user through configuration and customisation. Technological and organisational integrations are defined by architectures and standardised interfaces. Until recently, technological integration of enterprise systems has been supported largely by monolithic architectures that were designed, and maintained by the respective developers. From a technical perspective, this approach had been challenged by the suggestion of component-based enterprise systems that would allow for a more user-focused system through strict modularisation. Lately, the product nature of software as proprietary item has been questioned through the rapid increase of open source programs that are being used in business computing in general, and also within the overall portfolio that makes up enterprise systems. This suggests the potential for altered technological and commercial conste...
Alexander Dreiling, Helmut Klaus, Michael Rosemann
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Type Conference
Year 2005
Authors Alexander Dreiling, Helmut Klaus, Michael Rosemann, Boris Wyssusek
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