The Software Business Now and in the Future
This talk will discuss the fundamental characteristics of software and, in particular, how these characteristics differ from other technology domains and how they affect the nature of business. Furthermore, current and future trends in software business are discussed as well as the challenges they raise to entrepreneurs and researchers.
Dr. Kontio's areas of expertise include software business strategies and business models, software capability development, risk management, and organizational leadership.
Dr. Kontio is actively involved in software research communities and has published extensively, internationally and nationally. He is a board member of several software companies and frequently provides consulting services to industry.
Professor Kontio's web page is at http://www.jyrkikontio.fi/