EWSECO 2021 : The 8th European Workshop on Software Ecosystems:Growth strategies for platform ecosystems and business networks
Call For Papers
We would like to invite European researchers and practitioners in the field of software ecosystems, platform ecosystems and business networks to come together in Heilbronn, Germany, on April 29th 2021, to discuss recent (academic) research and recent business experiences and lessons learned, insights or issues related to management of ecosystems, business models or technical issues including but not limited to topics like
Research progress and new knowledge for software ecosystems
External forces - the new normal and the impact on software ecosystems
Business networks vs. platform businesses
Business networks as platforms for transaction, innovation
Growing business networks by extending beyond participants
Merging business networks - does it work and how?
Open Source Ecosystems
Creating open source products and sparking developer interest
Developer community coordination, speed and success
Comparing proprietary and open source strategies
Creation and growth of commercial ecosystems around open source
Platform Business Models
Types of platform business models for transaction, innovation
“Platformizing” existing businesses - how to be successful?
Business model innovation resulting in a platform business model - how to make it work?
Architectures and APIs for platforms
Growth strategies based on platform ecosystems and business networks
Growing by acquiring a platform business
Digital platforms and businesses
data-driven and analytics ecosystems
We will invite practitioners to the workshop to ensure discussion about the practical impact of research and to give the presenters the opportunity to discuss with practitioners and researchers alike.
The workshop location at City Campus in Heilbronn, Germany, with many software and software service companies having an office nearby which eases the participation for practitioners.
Socialize and discuss with (academic) researchers and fellow professionals.
We value discussion as well as presentations. So a short, 15 minute presentation is followed by 15 min discussion with fellow researchers and practitioners.
The workshop will be held in English language only.
Propose your presentation titles or poster proposals via email (title and 100 word abstract) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Submission deadline is March 30th 2021 6pm CET.
NEW THIS YEAR: While submission of presentations are title and abstracht, proceedings will contain articles detailing the presentations given at the workshop.