Contributions to Management Science

Vertical Software Industry Evolution

Analysis of Telecom Operator Software

Editors: Tyrväinen, Pasi, Mazhelis, Oleksiy (Eds.)

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About this book

Seldom has any business been in such turmoil as the Communication Service Providers (CSP) business is today. Telecom operators providing communication services constructed the infrastructure of the global information society with their trillion investments on various telecommunication technologies from broadband to mobile. Their investments on software turned their technology-specific in-house procedures into modern layered OSS/BSS.

This book analyzes the status and the future evolution of OSS/BSS software industry from multiple viewpoints including technology diffusion, vertical disintegration and evolution of a vertical software industry. The analysis uses both commercial databases on software market transactions and interviews of operators in Europe and Far East, using quantitative and qualitative methods.

This research complying academic standards aims at serving the practical business needs in the companies shaping the future of communications: the CSPs and the software developers – sometimes found in a single enterprise.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Tyrväinen, Pasi (et al.)

    Pages 1-7

  • Vertical Software Industries

    Tyrväinen, Pasi

    Pages 11-15

  • Theories Related to Vertical Software Industry Evolution

    Frank, Lauri

    Pages 17-24

  • Model for Evolution of a Vertical Software Industry

    Tyrväinen, Pasi

    Pages 25-33

  • Overview of Telecom Operator Software Market

    Luoma, Eetu (et al.)

    Pages 35-42

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Vertical Software Industry Evolution
Book Subtitle
Analysis of Telecom Operator Software
Editors
  • Pasi Tyrväinen
  • Oleksiy Mazhelis
Series Title
Contributions to Management Science
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Physica-Verlag Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Physica-Verlag Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-7908-2352-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-7908-2352-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-7908-2351-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-7908-2805-4
Series ISSN
1431-1941
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 153
Number of Illustrations and Tables
32 b/w illustrations
Topics