Issue No. 06 - November/December (2004 vol. 21)
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Pauliina Ulkuniemi , University of Oulu
Veikko Sepp?nen , University of Oulu
Component-based software engineering has generated much interest both among researchers and in industry. Using software components offers many benefits but also poses several problems, particularly for business practices. The software component market is far from mature and lacks industry standards and management guidelines. These emerging market dynamics have important implications for those managing COTS software component acquisitions.
COTS software components, acquisition, management, COTS market
V. Sepp?nen and P. Ulkuniemi, "COTS Component Acquisition in an Emerging Market," in IEEE Software, vol. 21, no. , pp. 76-82, 2004.