June 21-23 2010, Jyväskylä, Finland info@icsob.org  

The First International Conference on Software Business

The inaugural International Conference on Software Business will be held on June 21.-23. 2010 at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. The ICSOB 2010 conference brings together researchers interested in the software industry, with a specific focus on the business of software.

conference participants

Important remarks from the program chairs

Conference proceedings

Conference proceedings have been published by Springer as a volume in Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing series (LNBIP 51), which is now available online. You can find information about it at http://www.springeronline.com/978-3-642-13632-0 or access the online version at http://www.springerlink.com/content/978-3-642-13632-0/.

Relevant topics

The conference is addressing contemporary issues emerging in the intersection of software and business domains. The topics of interest for the conference include, but not limited to:

Best Paper Award

Out of the accepted full papers, a set of best paper nominees is selected by the chairs based on reviewers's scores and recommendations. A team of independent reviewers will rank these papers and the Tieto Best Paper Award will be given during the conference.

Software Business Innovation Track (SBIT)

The Software Business Innovation Track is intended for sharing practical industry experiences and innovations in the area of software business. The track will consist of short presentations, discussions and a panel which will be streamed online.

Presentations for the track are selected based on submitted proposals, and these will be published in electronic format on the ICSOB 2010 website. Please proceed to Industrial Track (SBIT) page for the proram of the track.

Conference Participants Survey

Conference participants are highly regarded guests of the city of Jyväskylä. The service providers such as hotels, restaurants, event and programme organizers in co-operation with Jyväskylä Convention Bureau, are interested to know how you have enjoyed your visit in our city. By answering this survey and sharing your opinions with us, you can help to make the conference services in Jyväskylä better.

We would therefore highly appreciate, if you could participate in this short survey by answering the questions available at the following link.

Conference Officers

General Chair:
 Michael A. Cusumano, MIT Sloan School of Management, USA

Program Chairs:
 Pasi Tyrväinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
 Slinger Jansen, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Steering Committee:
 Kalle Lyytinen, Case Western Reserve University, USA
 Sjaak Brinkkemper, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
 Pekka Abrahamsson, University of Helsinki, Finland